On May 18, 2016 the U.S. Department of Labor announced changes to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) regulations that impact the threshold for determining the “exempt” classification of employees, the manner in which overtime pay is determined and who is eligible for it.

In November 2016, a federal district court issued a nationwide injunction halting implementation of revisions.

This website serves as a central resource for sharing information as it becomes available and for providing tools to assist affected UT employees and their supervisors.

Check back for updates.

Updated March 12, 2019
On Thursday, March 7 the U.S. Department of Labor announced a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that would make more than a million more American workers eligible for overtime.

Read the full announcement on dol.gov →

The University of Tennessee is currently reviewing the NPRM and any revised regulations.