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for Local Government Law Bulletin Vol. Issue 41, Apr 1992
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The News and Observer Publishing Co. v. Poole court case forced the North Carolina Supreme Court to take its first extended look at the public records statute.
A public employee may be designated exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) if he or she is a salaried executive, administrator, or professional. Three federal circuit courts have recently rendered different opinions on whether an employee is truly salaried if an employer makes deductions for less than one day's absence. This bulletin discusses the three recent decisions and offers guidance to local governments on how best to comply with the FLSA.