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DOL Announces Final Rule to Expand Access to Bonuses for Workers

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) held a background briefing regarding a final rule that allows employers to offer bonuses or other incentive-based pay to employees whose hours vary from week to week. Per the DOL, the final rule clarifies that payments in addition to the fixed salary are compatible with the use of the fluctuating workweek method under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

To view the press release from the DOL, click here.

To view the rule, click here.