In one of the most comprehensive circuit court opinions to address application of Section 207(i) of the FLSA—the provision of the law that allows employers to comply with the overtime provisions of the FLSA by paying commissioned employees of a retail or service establishment at least 1.5 times the minimum wage, instead of their regular

Dedicated wage-and-hour practitioners, like many attorneys, will often find wage-and-hour issues to analyze in everyday life. Take, for example, this recent article regarding former Fenway Park fixture and local legend the “Crunch ‘n Munch” guy. The article, in addition to providing the back story behind his meteoric rise to local sports stardom (and drastically increased compensation)

The overtime exemption applicable to "retail or service" employees codified at 29 USC § 207(i) has three requirements, as we have discussed in this space, and two of the requirements are readily met in many cases: the employee must receive time-and-one-half the minimum wage (currently $10.88/hour under federal law) for all hours worked inclusive of