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04Nov

Per Run Pay – Minimum Wage and Overtime Considerations

11/4/2022| Reference Number : 259.192| Legal, Human Resources, School Bus, Legislative/Regulatory | Fair Labor Standards Act, FLSA, Overtime | | Return|

Many school transportation contractors continue to look for creative ways to retain drivers. Some contractors may decide to pay their drivers on a per run basis, rather than by the hour. This can be an attractive payment model for drivers, and award efficiency with more pay in less time. However, contractors that pay their drivers on a per run basis should be mindful of their obligations of continued compliance with applicable minimum wage and overtime laws. Continue reading to learn how federal law applies to this payment model, and what you can do to ensure compliance.

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