My colleague Nancy Yaffe has written several posts (like this one) about the complications in calculating overtime for employees who are paid at different rates or receive certain bonus, commission, or incentive payments. You see, overtime in California (and under federal law) isn’t just based on an employee’s base hourly rate. That would be too

What to expect for 2012? One prediction is more claims and lawsuits based on improper calculations of the regular rate of pay. We are seeing regular rate issues pop up everywhere, including in the DLSE’s revised FAQs about the new Pay Notice requirement.

What is the regular rate of pay anyway? It certainly isn’t the