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Despite most of the government being occupied with the "shutdown" dilemma, the unaffected USDOL has remained busy and gifted us with two opinion letters today.
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Employers should be careful when considering whether and how to use compensation-based measures as substitutes for more-direct means of managing employee conduct.
Perhaps the conditions are right for a coalition drawn from employees, employers, and government representatives to wrestle the FLSA into the 21st century.
Coverage, Exemptions And Exceptions, Hours Worked, Legislation, Overtime Compensation, TimekeepingTags: bonuses, enterprise coverage, Exemptions And Exceptions, FLSA exemptions, FLSA interpretations, FLSA opinions, opinion letters, opinions, overtime compensation, regular rate, regular rate of pay, timekeeping
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.
Some employers have adopted one or more of a variety of percentage-based approaches to dealing with the FLSA overtime ramifications of bonuses.
Compensation Generally, Overtime Compensation, Pay PlansTags: FLSA, Fair Labor Standards Act, bonus, bonuses, percentage bonus, percentage bonuses, distributing a bonus pool, 29 C.F.R. § 778.210, regular rate, regular rate of pay