Tag: Bonus Pay


Unwary Employers Risk Being Caught in Nondiscretionary Bonus, Regular Pay Rate Trap

February 1, 2022

Via: HR Hero

The regional director for the Wage and Hour Division (WHD) of the Department of Labor (DOL) has recently underscored the compliance obstacle that continues to confound employers: whether to include bonuses in the “regular rate” when calculating the overtime pay […]

Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Pros, Cons of Using Signing Bonuses to Attract Employees

September 8, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Everywhere we turn, store fronts and restaurants are posting signs seeking applicants for vacant positions. And the phenomenon isn’t limited to just the service industry. Employers in the transportation, logistics, and manufacturing sectors are just as desperate for applicants. One […]

Research, Software

Santa May Owe His Elves Overtime on Those Year-End Bonuses

December 20, 2018

Via: HR Hero

The December holidays and year-end pay issues raise a number of wage and hour and leave challenges for employers. Many businesses give holiday gifts or year-end bonuses to their employees. If the bonuses aren’t handled properly, you could expose your […]