There's nothing regular about calculating an employee's 'regular rate of pay'

In October, the Trump administration unveiled its Fall 2018 Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions. The agenda emphasizes regulatory restraint and underscores the administration's commitment to a more business-friendly regulatory framework, noting that "in general, the [U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)] will work to assist employees and employers to meet their needs in a helpful manner, with a minimum of rulemaking." In line with that commitment is a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) indicating a forthcoming change to how employers should determine employees' "regular rate of pay" in order to calculate overtime.

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