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Employers should take steps to lower the risk of a mistaken back-pay ruling in an FLSA "failed exemption" lawsuit.

Notwithstanding incomplete or over-simplified U.S. Department of Labor "guidance", employers should recognize that the FLSA overtime regular rate will almost always vary as the overtime hours worked in a workweek vary.

"Guidance" offered by the U.S. Labor Department appears to be misleading employers into thinking that they can comply with the FLSA's overtime requirements by paying a "fixed salary" that "includes" FLSA overtime wages for varying numbers of overtime hours worked.

The correct answer to our July 1 Quick Quiz is "$25".

How is FLSA overtime pay calculated for an employee paid at a piece-rate with a minimum-hourly-rate guarantee?

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