Exempt Employees

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Definition: Exempt Employees


Quick Summary of Exempt Employees


An exempt employee is not covered by overtime laws. Usually salaried employees are exempt. The law does not require payment of overtime to them when they work more than 40 hours per week.




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Definition Sources


Definitions for Exempt Employees are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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