Cozen O’Connor: When 'Blended' OT Policies Violate FLSA's Wage Rules [Law360]

When 'Blended' OT Policies Violate FLSA's Wage Rules [Law360]

Debra Friedman discussed the impact of FLSA's wage rules with the recent case of U.S. Department of Labor v. Fire & Safety Investigation Consulting Services LLC. Under the Fair Labor Standards Act, employers can pay certain nonexempt employees a fixed, guaranteed salary to cover up to 60 hours of work in one workweek if they enter into what is known as a “Belo contract.” At first glance, this sounds like a great way to ease an employer’s administrative burden and have certainty in labor costs.

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