New Overtime Rule: Seasonal Business Exemption

park of attractions. Munich Octoberfest.As employers prepare for the December 1st effective date of the new overtime salary thresholds, certain companies may be exempt from the new rule. “Seasonal amusement or recreational businesses” that operate less than seven months per year are considered exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act’s new overtime requirements under Section 13(a)(3). This exemption covers all employees of the company. Additionally, other industry-specific exemptions may apply.

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