Seminar ID: 105174

Paying Bonuses to Non-Exempt Employees: Avoiding Class-Wide Overtime Violations

Paying Bonuses to Non-Exempt Employees: Avoiding Class-Wide Overtime Violations

Nonexempt employees must receive overtime pay based on their hourly wage. How do bonuses fit in?

The law states that employers have to pay their employees overtime based on their hourly wage. Not all employers are aware of the requirement that overtime premiums could also be required to be paid on supplement compensation as well. Bonuses are a common example.