This article addresses the classification of employees as hourly (non-exempt) or salaried (exempt) in the context of dental practices. It outlines the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) rules, including the current minimum salary threshold of $684 per week and the potential for changes in overtime regulations. The article also discusses the duties tests for various white-collar exemptions and provides guidance on correctly classifying common dental practice positions to ensure compliance with the law.
Schafer, Jodi SPHR, SHRM-SCP
"Staff Matters: Which of Our Staff Are Hourly vs. Salaried?,"
The Journal of the Michigan Dental Association: Vol. 105:
6, Article 5.
Available at: https://commons.ada.org/journalmichigandentalassociation/vol105/iss6/5