Tag: stipends


The Fair Labor Standards Act provides for overtime pay protections for certain employees. ‘Highly compensated employees,’ as defined by the act, are exempt from this protection. The First Circuit tackled the issue as to whether a regularly administered $1,000 stipend paid to employees qualifies as paying employees on a salary ... Read More


Employees paid a per diem stipend may be owed overtime pay for hours worked in excess of forty hours a week. The First Circuit Court of Appeals held in favor of employees whose per diem stipend was calculated and prorated based on the number of hours worked each week. The Fair ... Read More