New FLSA Opinion Letter on Project-Based Payments to Exempt Employees

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Today, the DOL issued an opinion letter evaluating whether project-based payments constitute payments on a fee basis or salary basis under the FLSA. The employees involved, educational consultants, meet the duties tests of the administrative or the professional exemptions, and were paid in biweekly installments derived from the project-based payment. The opinion letter is here: 2020_01_07_02_FLSA (2)

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