Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
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- The Virginia Overtime Wage Act closely tracks federal law, with some exceptions. See Overtime Requirements.
- There are separate approaches to calculating the regular rate - one for employees paid on an hourly basis, and another for employees paid on a salary or other regular basis. See The Regular Rate.
- Virginia's regular rate requirements effectively preclude covered employers from taking advantage of the fluctuating workweek method of calculating overtime. See The Fluctuating Workweek.