New Overtime Pay Regulation in Pennsylvania May Create Obligations for Employers Beyond Federal Requirements

By Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP February 24, 2020

On January 31, 2020, the Pennsylvania Independent Regulatory Review Commission (IRRC) adopted an amendment promulgated by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry (DLI) to increase the minimum salary required to avoid overtime compensation for Executive, Administrative and/or Professional (EAP) workers. The new minimum salary is $684 per week ($35,568 annually).

The new required minimum salary in Pennsylvania matches the new federal threshold which became effective January 1, 2020, but in 2021 (one year after the new regulation is published in the Pennsylvania Bulletin) the Pennsylvania minimum will exceed…Read More