As we consistently explain, state wage and hour laws do not always follow the FLSA in regard to determining exempt status and issues pertaining to calculation of overtime. State law is often unclear on these issues, and state courts and departments of labor often provide only limited guidance. In a new decision, one Connecticut state court has confirmed that the FLSA’s fluctuating workweek method of paying overtime pursuant to 29 C.F.R. § 778.114 complies with the state wage law. This decision is analyzed in detail here.