9th Circuit: Payment Of Unused Benefits Must Be Used To Calculate Overtime Rate

(June 6, 2016, 11:52 AM EDT) -- PASADENA, Calif. — A California city erred when it failed to include payment for unused benefits when calculating its police officers’ overtime rates, the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled June 2 (Danny Flores, et al. v. City of San Gabriel, Nos. 14-56421 and 14-56514, 9th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 10018).

(Opinion available. Document #73-160610-018Z.)

The appellate panel further found that the officers are entitled to a three-year statute of limitations and liquidated damages because the city failed to show that it acted in...
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