Agency Opinion Letters Address Tipped Workers, Seasonal Employers

Jan. 15, 2021, 5:59 PM

Opinion letters addressing overtime calculations for tipped workers in multiple roles and tip-pool requirements for nontipped hosts were issued Jan. 15 by the Labor Department’s Wage and Hour Division.

Whether charitable donations may be factored into a seasonality test to qualify employees of an organized camp or educational conference center for minimum-wage and overtime exemptions also was addressed.

Overtime (FLSA2021-5): When employees perform two types of services in one workweek and different nonovertime pay rates apply, the regular rate of pay for a week is calculated as...

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