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Circuit Court Confirms That Bonus Structure Based On Hours Worked Did Not Negate Employer’s Compliance With Salary Basis Test

The “salary basis” test is by far the most straightforward component of the white collar overtime exemptions, requiring only a fixed salary of $455/week (subject to state law) paid in compliance with the requirements of 29 CFR § 541.602. However, an employer’s use of an unusual compensation or bonus structure can still result in allegations that… Continue Reading