What is the difference between salaried exempt and salaried non-exempt?

My employer recently changed my status from salaried exempt to salaried non-exempt. I normally work more than a 40 hr week. I travel all over the country and frequently get stuck in airports etc.. is travel time calculated as overtime pay?

Asked By: MJ S - 2/5/2011
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Salaried exempt means that you were not compensated for any hours that you worked over 40. As a non-exempt employee you should be compensated for any time you put in that is over 40 hours. Every company has a different policy on travel and compensation that is probably indicated in your HR documentation distributed... More
Answered By: Linda Spreeman - 2/5/2011
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exempt means no overtime. non-exempt pays overtime. Not sure if travel time is considered for overtime pay. Usually for non-exempt it is.
Answered By: moglie - 2/5/2011
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