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FLSA Workshops Announced for UT Employees and Supervisors

To prepare for the upcoming deadline to implement changes to the US Department of Labor Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) regulations, UT Human Resources is offering workshops for impacted employees and their supervisors.

UT Human Resources has been working closely with departments and units across campus to implement changes required by federal law. The law requires that employees who earn less than $47,476 be converted to nonexempt status on December 1.

UT Human Resources staff will conduct these workshops throughout the month of November. Several colleges and departments where there are large numbers of employees impacted by these updated regulations have requested workshops for their specific unit.

Departmental Sessions

Arts & Sciences: Tuesday, November 8, 2:30­–4:30 pm, 308H Ayres Hall; Wednesday, November 9, 2–4 pm, 308H Ayres Hall; Thursday, November 10, 9–11 am, 308H Ayres Hall

Education, Health & Human Sciences: Wednesday, November 9, 9­–11 am, 412 Claxton Education Building

Engineering: Tuesday, November 8, 9–11 am, John D. Tickle Building, Room 500

Enrollment Services: Tuesday, November 1, 9­–11 am, Scripps Lab Theatre; Wednesday, November 2, 2:30–4:30 pm, Scripps Convergence Lab

Finance & Administration: Thursday, November 10, 2–4 pm, Facilities Services Complex Room 101

Social Work Office of Research and Public Service: Friday, November 18, 10 am–noon, Conference Center Room 323

Student Life: Tuesday, November 1, 2–4 pm, Student Health Building, Room 206A & B; Wednesday, November 2, 9–11 am, Student Health Building, Room 206A

Open Sessions

General sessions are planned for impacted employees and supervisors who do not work in the departments listed above or are unable to attend their department session:

Wednesday, November 16, 9–11 am, Brown Hall Rooms B & C

Thursday, November 17, 2–4 pm, Brown Hall Rooms A, B & C

Sign-up is available for these sessions through Employee and Organizational Development.

Contact your supervisor or departmental HR contact for more information about these workshops. If you have questions, please contact Human Resources at 946-8847.

For an overview about the FLSA changes and commonly asked questions, visit tennessee.edu/flsa.

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