Should you pay board members?

Contrary to what many believe, it’s legal — and in some cases, necessary — to compensate nonprofit board members. For example, paying compensation can help attract well-known business leaders or people with specialized expertise. It might also be appropriate if board members are expected to invest significant time and effort in the role, or if […]

What the New Overtime Rule Could Mean for your Nonprofit Organization

Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) employers must pay their employees a minimum of time-and-a-half for hours worked over the standard 40-hour work week. Traditionally, most white-collar employees were exempt from this rule. But that’s about to change. On May 18, the federal Department of Labor (DOL) issued its final rule updating overtime regulations. […]