DOL’s Proposed Rule Updates the Meaning of “Regular Rate” for the Modern Workplace

From OMA Connections Partner Frantz Ward: “(On March 28), the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) announced a proposed rule to update regular rate calculations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). Under the FLSA, employers must pay overtime pay to employees who work more than 40 hours in a week. The overtime pay rate is one and a half times an employee’s “regular rate” of pay. However, as many employers know, calculating an employee’s regular rate is not as straightforward as it may seem.”

Read more from Frantz Ward about what the DOL proposes. 3/29/2019