The Fluctuating Workweek—A Working Option?
Posted on September 12, 2014
Posted in Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)The general rule under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) is that non-exempt employees have to be paid for overtime at a rate of one and a half times their regular rate of pay. However, there is another option available to employers—the fluctuating workweek method, sometimes called the halftime method. If the fluctuating workweek model […] READ MORE
First Circuit Reverses District Court-Per Diem Should Have Been Included in Regular Rate
Posted on May 9, 2014
Posted in Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)Overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) is calculated based upon an employee’s regular rate of pay. But the issue of whether that regular rate of pay includes a per diem can be a challenging one. Just last month, the First Circuit found that a district court improperly awarded summary judgment to an employer […] READ MORE