Question: What determines if an employee falls within one of the FLSA white collar exemptions?
Answer: To qualify for exemption, a white collar employee generally must:
Certain white collar employees are not subject to either the salary basis or salary level tests (for example: doctors, teachers, and lawyers).
* The $684 per week threshold goes into effect January 1, 2020. For the remainder of 2019, the rate is $455 per week/$23,660 annually.