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 […]

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Do We Have to Pay Employees When We Close Our Business Due to Inclement Weather?

This blog was written by Brandon White, Senior HR Business...
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Managing Overtime for Remote Employees

Allowing employees to work remotely has its benefits. It allows you...
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Avoiding Common Overtime Errors

The new overtime law will take effect January 1st, 2020. Overtime is one...
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Frequently Asked Questions About the New White Collar Overtime Exemption Rule

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a new final...
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Overtime Rules are Changing in 2020

Yes, we are talking about overtime again. On September 24,...
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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 […]

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Common Overtime Mistakes that Cost Employers Thousands of Dollars

Recently the Department of Labor ruled that a company located...
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Proposed Overtime Rule Changes Are Back on the Table

In 2016, we talked a lot about potential changes to...
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Correctly Calculating Employee Overtime Pay

Calculating overtime is one area where many employers unintentionally run...
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