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Overtime

In a Fair Labor Standards Act dispute, weekly per diem benefits were improperly excluded from the regular rate of pay for two classes of clinician who worked for health care staffing company AMN Services, the Ninth Circuit ruled. Those benefits should be considered part of the rate of pay for the purpose of calculating overtime.

SAN FRANCISCO — In a Fair Labor Standards Act dispute, weekly per diem benefits were improperly excluded from the regular rate of pay for two classes of clinician who worked for health care staffing company AMN Services, the Ninth Circuit ruled. Those benefits should be considered part of the rate of pay for the purpose of calculating overtime. 

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