Conducting a classification audit: decisions you'll face

Many companies, both large and small, conduct self-audits of their classification of employees as exempt or nonexempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act's (FLSA) overtime requirements. The decision to conduct a self-audit may be triggered by a variety of factors. For example, an employee may have complained about his status, and in resolving the complaint, the company may have decided to examine its classification practices more broadly. Or an HR manager may have identified concerns about employee classification and suggested that a self-audit would be in order. Read More...