Archive for Tag: FLSA
New DOL Guidance on Workplace Laws and COVID-19
On July 20, 2020 the U.S. Department of Labor released new guidance on workplace laws in relation to COVID-19 pandemic. The guidance is formatted in questions and answers that have already been published. These Q&As apply to the FMLA, FLSA, and FFCRA in workplace situations involving COVID-19. Here are some common questions and their answers: Can an employer force employees to work remotely to prevent the spread of COVID-19? Yes, employers can make employees work […]
Do We Have to Pay Employees When We Close Our Business Due to Inclement Weather?
Managing Overtime for Remote Employees
Avoiding Common Overtime Errors
Frequently Asked Questions About the New White Collar Overtime Exemption Rule
Overtime Rules are Changing in 2020
Do Employers Have to Pay Employees Who are Waiting to Work?
Employee pay questions are incredibly common and ensuring compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) can be confusing. One area that causes problems is the definition of compensable hours, or the time for which employees must be paid. According to FLSA regulations, employers must keep track of the number of compensable hours that non-exempt […]