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The California Labor Commission takes a position on how overtime pay is calculated for those paid using a day rate that is significantly different than federal labor laws – providing greater benefits to workers and the right to fair overtime pay. For California employees who are paid a “day rate” or guaranteed fixed daily compensation
While many employers have never paid overtime or Sunday premium pay to inside commissioned salespeople, the Massachusetts Supreme Court (in May 2019) has ruled Massachusetts State Overtime Law requires employers to pay additional compensation for overtime and Sunday work to commissioned sales employees. Inside salespersons in all types of businesses are impacted by this ruling,
On November 20, 2019, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court removed any remaining doubt and ruled that the fluctuating workweek (a/k/a Chinese Overtime) method of calculating overtime pay for non-exempt salaried workers is prohibited under state law. This decision is consistent with earlier decisions of other courts which have previously rejected the fluctuating workweek method under Pennsylvania
Q. What types of employees are entitled to overtime pay – which are not?A. There are two types or categories of employees, exempt and non-exempt. Exempt employees are those who, due to their job duties and compensation, are not legally entitled to overtime and are, therefore, “exempt” from the laws regarding overtime pay. Non-exempt employees
The underlying principle of overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is that every eligible worker deserves to be paid for his or her labor, and should receive premium overtime reimbursement at or above the rate of 1.5 times the regular wages for working overtime for the benefit of their employer. Do you

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