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On Monday, May 18, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued new regulations expanding the types of employers that can qualify as "retail or service establishments" under a Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime exemption.
Section 7(i) Exemption
Section 7(i) of the FLSA allows certain employees of "retail or service establishments" who are paid mostly on commission to be classified as overtime exempt.
To fall within this exemption, three conditions must be met:
(1) the employee's regular rate of pay must exceed 1.5 times minimum wage in the workweeks the employee works ...