Overtime laws vary by states. For instance, overtime under California law is calculated based on the “regular rate of pay.” This includes all forms of remuneration, such as non-discretionary bonuses, piece-rates, commissions, etc. Conversely, with respect to meal and rest periods, California law states that these must be paid at an employee’s “regular rate of compensation.” However, California law does not define what regular rate of compensation means.Read more »
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