The federal Fair Labor Standards Act defines a “discretionary bonus” as a sum paid by an employer in recognition of an employee’s services during a given period of time (for example, a calendar year) if: the very fact that the bonus payment is to be made and the amount of the bonus payment are at … Read more
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With wage-and-hour litigation continuing its growth, employers who provide holiday bonuses should make sure that they don’t become proof of the old adage that no good deed goes unpunished by finding themselves on the receiving end of a wage claim. Wage-and-hour laws look to technical compliance, not generosity, and unbeknownst to many employers, there are … Read more