The other employment laws have nothing on the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Here’s why the FLSA is the employment law you’re most likely to violate.
A new ruling may finally clear up a telecommuting wage-and-hour issue that’s frequently stumped HR pros.
This construction company garnered praise for hiring local workers and won awards for building affordable housing. The only problem: Employees allegedly weren’t compensated properly for their work.
Many areas of the country are just drying out from the effects of Hurricane Ike and other nasty storms — and companies are trying to deal with payroll headaches from lost work records to whether they must continue to pay workers when the organization is temporarily shut down.
Of course, you want workers to be as productive as possible. But handing out smartphones to non-exempt employees may be much more of a headache — and a cash drain — than it’s worth.
The Department of Labor sued a business on Manhattan’s Upper West Side for failing to pay workers overtime. The company fought back, saying its employees were illegal aliens not covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act. Who won the lawsuit?
Do you have to pay out-of-state employees for the overtime work they perform in state? After weighing in on a recent overtime lawsuit, it’s clear two major courts think so.
Chalk up a big win for employers: A worker tried to saddle her employer with a big overtime bill after resigning, but a court wasn’t having any of it.
A lot of employers are used to overtime pay, but we doubt many ask their employees to perform duties like these.
A bill was just introduced in the Senate that could make it easier to properly classify IT employees and others working with computers as exempt from overtime pay. Who would be covered under the exemption?