Archive for Tag: FLSA

09.15.20

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 Partner at Helpside. Whether it is high winds knocking out power, snowy days, or even natural disasters, employers often have questions about how to pay employees if a business closes due to inclement weather. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) states that employers are only […]

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12.17.19

Managing Overtime for Remote Employees

Allowing employees to work remotely has its benefits. It allows you...
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12.05.19

Avoiding Common Overtime Errors

The new overtime law will take effect January 1st, 2020. Overtime is one...
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10.01.19

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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09.25.19

Overtime Rules are Changing in 2020

Yes, we are talking about overtime again. On September 24,...
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05.24.19

Do Employers Have to Pay Employees Who are Waiting to Work?

Employee pay questions are incredibly common and ensuring compliance with...
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05.21.19

Common Overtime Mistakes that Cost Employers Thousands of Dollars

Recently the Department of Labor ruled that a company located in Oregon must pay over $98,000 in back wages to 51 employees for violating overtime pay rules in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). So, what went wrong? The company made several common  overtime mistakes that should serve as a warning to employers. Travel Time […]

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03.08.19

Proposed Overtime Rule Changes Are Back on the Table

In 2016, we talked a lot about potential changes to...
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01.18.19

Correctly Calculating Employee Overtime Pay

Calculating overtime is one area where many employers unintentionally run...
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12.14.18

Demystifying Holiday Pay

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