At the end of August, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (“WHD”) issued four new opinion letters addressing various issues arising under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”).  The topics covered include the retail or service establishment, highly compensated employee, and professional exemptions; reimbursing non-exempt employees for required use of a personal

In California, employers typically must pay “daily overtime” to non-exempt employees at a rate of one and one-half times their regular rates of pay when they work more than eight hours in a day. In a new decision, the California Court of Appeal has just confirmed an important exemption to “daily overtime” for employees covered by collective bargaining agreements.
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