BLR News

8/21/2012

New Video Outlines When Inside Sales Reps Are Exempt from Overtime under FLSA

HR.BLR.com Legal Editor Susan Prince Explains Exemption for Commissioned Employees

Brentwood, TN —August 21, 2012—BLR announced today the release of a new video from HR.BLR.com. The new video explains the circumstances in which inside sales representatives who receive commissions are exempt from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

In a new video, legal Editor Susan Prince addresses the Section 7(i) overtime exemption from the FLSA to employees of retail and service establishments who are paid on a commission basis.

In the video, Prince discusses:

  • the definition of retail and service establishment
  • the 3 conditions that must be met when a retail or service employer elects to use the Section 7(i) overtime exemption for commissioned employees, and
  • the circumstances under which the conditions to qualify for the exemption are met.
The video is free to watch on HR.BLR.com.

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