Just when you were figuring out how to handle Millennials in the workplace … in comes Generation Z!
It’s a lesson an increasing number of employers are learning the hard way: Sales reps are not automatically exempt from receiving overtime payments.
Pennsylvania just joined the growing list of states that pledged to work with the Department of Labor (DOL) in preventing employers from misclassifying full-time employees as independent contractors (ICs). Will your state be next?
Nobody really wants to dock an employee’s pay.
With all of the time your Finance department spends make sure everything pay-related gibes with FLSA standards, it’s easy to see how state regs could be overlooked from time to time. Unfortunately for employers, those mistakes almost always prove very, very costly.
It isn’t always easy for workers to pinpoint the exact moment their workday begins or ends. Most ease into the job with a variety of tasks or routines.
There’s a chance a federal judge may put a stop to the Obama administration’s new OT rules after all.
California is hoping to implement the DOL’s overtime changes with or without a federal mandate. And because employment law trends in the Golden State tend to catch on around the country, employers everywhere should pay attention to the fate of a new CA bill.
When a job requires employees to log more than 40 hours per week on a regular basis, is it safe to say overtime is an “essential job function” of that position and deny an accommodation request that attempts to skirt the OT?
To lay off or not to lay off? Here’s an alternative for when it’s gotten that bad.
Employers will do the darndest things to avoid paying overtime. Here’s a very extreme example.
Here’s a good reason to make sure your workers are classified correctly: The feds have made it crystal clear they mean to come after any employer they suspect of classifying employees incorrectly.
The final chapter of one of the most publicized overtime lawsuits in recent memory has been written – and there’s no happy ending for this employer.
The efforts to push back the deadline for the new OT rules gained some more momentum as Congress moved to enact a new law to extend the effective date to early next summer.
The feds have always been very clear about this: All employees are protected by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) — regardless of whether they’re citizens or not.
A recent court ruling officially killed the controversial changes to the Obama-era DOL overtime rule. That means Finance can officially scrub the $47,476 salary threshold from their collective memories.
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