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3.5 Classification of Work

Consistent with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Macalester employees are divided into two classifications – exempt and nonexempt.

3.5.1 EXEMPT

Exempt employees are paid on a monthly salary basis. They are paid on the last working day of each month for that month. Exempt employees complete a leave report sheet for time-related benefits. Exempt employees do not receive payment of overtime for hours worked in excess of 40 in a week.


Non-exempt employees are eligible for overtime for all hours worked in excess of 40 hours per week. Non-exempt employees must submit time cards, and are paid biweekly on Fridays, following the Payroll schedule.

Last Revision: 06/01/04