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Quick Quiz: Piece-Rate Pay Under The FLSA

Anne is paid $1.50 for each remote-control device she assembles.  This is her straight-time compensation for all of her hours worked in a workweek.

She is guaranteed an average hourly rate of at least $8 an hour for her work.  The minimum wage in the state in which she works is the same as the federal Fair Labor Standards Act minimum wage, that is, $7.25 per hour.

In a particular workweek, Anne assembles 300 devices and works 45 hours.  How much FLSA overtime pay is she due?

[Editor's Note:  Click here for the answer.]

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