By Randall Sutton  The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill last week that would amend the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to allow private-sector employers to give their hourly and salaried nonexempt employees the option of receiving paid time off in lieu of overtime premium wages for working more than 40 hours in a

Daily Overtime for Manufacturing Employees – New Developments & More Uncertainty

By: Randall Sutton As we have previously reported to you here, BOLI has recently taken the position that during weeks where a manufacturing employee earns both daily and weekly overtime, the two overtime rates are added together to essentially pay the employee double-time for all overtime hours worked in the same week. BOLI’s new interpretation