It is the policy of the University of Houston to compensate employees fairly without regard to age, gender, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, military status or sexual orientation and to comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations affecting employee compensation.
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released the final rule increasing the salary threshold for white-collar exemptions to the federal overtime pay requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act from $23,660 to $35,568. DOL did not make any changes to the duties test.
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Some employees can be exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime requirements depending on their job duties and salary. Understanding the rules for exempt and nonexempt classification is critical for HR professionals.
Take a look at the 2018 Staff in Higher Education data trends.
The Staff in Higher Education Survey collects data from more than 850 higher ed institutions on nearly 206,000 staff in approximately 150 staff positions (office/clerical, technical/paraprofessional, skilled craft, and service/maintenance).
Compensation is now a member of the Houston Compensation & Benefits HC&B Association.
The mission of the Houston Compensation and Benefits is to advance the development of total rewards professionals through educational programming, professional development, and networking opportunities.