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O'Melveny Lawyers Author Labor & Employment Article in Bloomberg Law Reports

December 06, 2011

Partner and Chair of the Firm’s Labor & Employment Practice Apalla Chopra, counsel Adam KohSweeney, and associate Meghann Hiscocks recently co-authored the article "Non-Exempt Employee Compensation: Traps for the Unwary," in Bloomberg Labor & Employment Law Reports. The article provides practical information regarding common errors in non-exempt employee compensation relating to: (1) how employee bonuses impact the regular rate of pay; (2) how gratuities and mandatory service charges impact the regular rate of pay; (3) the recent Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) regulations regarding gratuities and; (4) permissible and impermissible deductions to a non-exempt employee’s wages.