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All Fulton County employees, positions and classes in any category, except for elected officials, their personal staffs, political appointees and legal advisors, shall henceforth be governed by the applicable provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA), as amended, as set forth in Title 29, Parts 500-899, C.F.R. and regulations issued thereunder by the U.S. Department of Labor. 

All County employees who are covered by FLSA shall be designated as either “Exempt” or “Non-Exempt”, as defined in FLSA.  Wages, hours, regular compensation and overtime compensation shall be calculated so as to conform to all applicable provisions of FLSA. 

All Appointing Authorities and Elected Officials and required to prepare and maintain appropriate personnel, time/attendance and payroll records as specified in FSLA, which shall be subject to federal audit.  

The U.S. Secretary of Labor is empowered to enforce FLSA and to impose penalties on any person or persons who willfully or knowingly violate FLSA or any regulations issued thereunder. 

In the event of a conflict between County policy and requirements of FLSA or federal regulations issued thereunder, then the provisions of FLSA and such regulations shall govern.