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Rob Boonin Quoted in Material Handling & Logistics Story on Amplified Rule for Overtime Pay

April 12, 2019

Robert A. Boonin, Detroit- and Ann Arbor–based member in Dykema’s Labor & Employment Practice Group and former chair of the Wage and Hour Defense Institute, explains the relevance of the supplemental guidelines to the proposed federal overtime pay regulations in the article “DOL Presses Change in Regular Rate of Pay for Overtime,” as published in Material Handling & Logistics.

The new guidelines define what benefits and perks should be included or excluded from the Regulated Rate of Pay (RROP) when calculating overtime compensation. In his comments, Boonin also warns that state regulations may differ from those issued by the U.S. Department of Labor.

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