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A new survey from the Society for Human Resource Management shows that the vast majority of HR managers review whether their employees are exempt from overtime pay regulations. But the regularity with which they assess varies greatly and a small percentage pay no attention to the issue at all.

In anticipation of a proposed Department of Labor rule that will raise the salary threshold for workers exempt from overtime pay regulations, the exemption status of employees is a particularly sensitive issue for SHRM, which has strongly opposed the rule change, saying the threshold is being raised too high.

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