non·​ex·​empt | \ ˌnän-ig-ˈzem(p)t How to pronounce nonexempt (audio) \

Definition of nonexempt

: not free or released from some requirement to which others are subject : not exempt nonexempt employees/income

Examples of nonexempt in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In response to an opinion published by Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita in May, the university dropped its proof of vaccination requirement and only requires nonexempt students to indicate whether or not they have been vaccinated. NBC News, 10 July 2021 Under the Federal Labor Standards Act, nonexempt employees are only paid for actual hours worked, so a company isn’t obligated to pay them if no work is performed. Johnny C. Taylor Jr., USA TODAY, 18 May 2021 State tourism leaders are concerned the testing requirements for nonexempt visitors take too long. Sarah Downey, Washington Examiner, 10 Aug. 2020 Approve premium pay for nonexempt employees working on-site at district facilities. Teri Webster, Dallas News, 8 Apr. 2020 One of her proposals, like Steele’s upcoming bill, would require meters on all nonexempt wells statewide. Ian James, azcentral, 16 Jan. 2020 The three-judge panel’s decision published Tuesday reversed a New Jersey judge’s ruling that would have allowed the lawsuit to go forward and include all nonexempt hourly workers employed at Newark Liberty International Airport since April 2014., 27 Dec. 2019 The report noted that nonexempt students include those provisionally enrolled, in a grace period or otherwise without documentation of vaccination. Jacqueline Howard, CNN, 17 Oct. 2019 If certain records would include information that would be exempt for disclosure, the public body is required to separate the exempt material and turn over the nonexempt material. Detroit Free Press, 1 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of nonexempt

1675, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonexempt.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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