2021 overtime threshold in effect Jan. 1

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Along with the announcements of minimum wage that took effect on Jan. 1, the Department of Labor & Industries announced its overtime threshold for 2021. This applies to employees that are classified as executive, administrative and professional (EAP).

For small businesses (those with 1-50 employees) the new salary threshold is 1.5 times the minimum wage, $821.40 a week, or $42,712 a year. For large businesses (those with 51 or more employees) an employee is exempt from overtime if their salary is at least 1.75 times the minimum wage, $958.30 a week, or $49,831 a year.

For more information, click here. For overtime rules resources from L&I, click here.

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