Archive for Tag: FLSA

01.18.19

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 […]

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12.14.18

Demystifying Holiday Pay

Employers and employees alike are often confused about the laws...
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12.06.18

Do I Have to Pay Employees for Meal and Break Periods?

Most employers know that encouraging employees to take breaks and...
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10.29.18

Do I Have to Pay an Employee Who Does Not Submit Their Timesheet?

We get this question a lot, and the short answer...
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07.09.18

Which Federal Employment Laws Apply to My Company?

One thing every employer should be aware if is of...
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01.23.18

New Rules for Working with Unpaid Interns

In January 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced...
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07.07.17

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 […]

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05.30.17

What is Going on With Overtime Regulations?

Last year, discussion about changes to overtime regulations dominated a...
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02.27.17

Understanding Employer Record Retention Requirements

Federal laws, such as the Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA),...
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02.22.17

Is Anything Happening with the Overtime Rule?

Last year we talked a lot about preparing for the...
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