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California Supreme Court holds “regular rate of compensation,” for purposes of calculating overtime pay, encompasses hourly wages and nondiscretionary payments

July 15, 2021

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U.S. Chamber files coalition amicus brief regarding pay rate governing meal and rest breaks

October 02, 2020

The coalition amicus brief urged the California Supreme Court to hold that “regular rate of compensation” in a provision governing meal and rest breaks refers to an employee’s base hourly wage and is thus distinct from the term of art “regular rate of pay,” which includes nonhourly compensation.

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