In recent news, the US Department Of Labor issued new regulations on overtime exemptions. The Rule change is the first in 16 years and will take effect on January 1, 2020.

You should be aware that this Rule change will impact our industry. Under this Rule, construction companies could be required to pay overtime to more employees whose salaries are less than the now increased salary level depending on their job duties.

The full Rule should be reviewed by your HR professional, but if that is not a luxury you have, luckily there is a thorough but easy to understand explanation, you can read by clicking here.