Archive for Tag: FLSA
Correctly Calculating Employee Overtime Pay
Calculating overtime is one area where many employers unintentionally run into trouble. Wage payment laws are complicated and employees who receive variable rates of pay can complete things even further. Let’s start with the basics. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) states that nonexempt employees must be paid time and one-half their regular rate of […]
Demystifying Holiday Pay
Do I Have to Pay Employees for Meal and Break Periods?
Do I Have to Pay an Employee Who Does Not Submit Their Timesheet?
Which Federal Employment Laws Apply to My Company?
New Rules for Working with Unpaid Interns
Recent Changes to State and Local Minimum Wage
Although federal minimum wage remains at $7.25 and has not been changed in over 10 years, many employees are entitled to a higher minimum set by state and local laws. Some changes to these laws have taken effect as recently as July 1, 2017. Here are some of the most recent changes: Chicago: $11 an […]