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Executive Employees

The FLSA contains an exemption from the payment of both minimum wage and overtime pay to any employee employed as a bona fide executive employee, as that term is defined by the Regulations, Part 541. To qualify for exemption as an executive, the employee must meet three tests:

  • The employee must earn a minimum amount,
  • The minimum amount must be paid on a salary basis and
  • The employee must perform specific job duties.

Please select the statement that best describes how the employee is paid: