City of Minneapolis Enterprise Policy Coversheet

Exempt Employment Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Policy




Applies To

X Departments under the Mayor and City Council

X Boards and Commissions


The FLSA was originally passed into law in 1938. In 1985, the U.S. Supreme Court determined that the FLSA applies to municipal government.


Council Approval: June 12, 1998

Effective: June 12, 1998

Last Revised: September 12, 2008

Key Words

FLSA; "exempt employee"; "employment practices"; "minimum wage"; non-exempt; "compensatory time off"; overtime; "child labor standards"; "record keeping requirements"; "duty test"; "salary test"; "job classification"; "standard work schedule"; timekeeping; timesheets; "sick leave"; vacation, "work assignment"; performance; seasonal; temporary; detail; part-time; "administrative leave"; non-represented; salaried; "department of labor"; FAQ


Policy Review Group Approval

  • NA

Policy Document

Procedures and Forms

Supporting References

Related Policies

Administering Department

Human Resources

Director of Human Resources (612) 673-2139


Human Resources Senior Consultant (Compensation)


Last updated Dec 28, 2011