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Wadena County Commissioners Tackle comp time policy concerns and solar project developments

by Trinity Gruenberg

The Wadena County Commissioners held their regular meeting on April 2.

Comp Time Concerns and FLSA Compliance Failures

County Attorney Kyra Ladd explained that when she and Auditor/Treasurer Heather Olson became interim county coordinators, Ladd noticed inconsistencies with how time was being recorded.

Ladd learned how they were designated as employees exempt and nonexempt status. She explained that if someone does not have an exempt status under state and federal law, the county must pay them time and a half overtime for nonexempt employees. If they are exempt, the board can develop policies on how they are paid overtime....



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