Employment Law

Employee Compensation

What is a “Belo” contract?

A Belo contract refers to a contract in which an employer offers a guaranteed weekly salary to an employee who works irregular hours. It comes from the United States Supreme Court decision Walling v. A.H. Belo Corp. (1942), which upheld an employer’s attempt to comply with the letter and spirit of the FLSA by providing payments to workers who labored an irregular number of hours each week.


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