Cell phones are extremely handy, and they can dramatically increase employee productivity. But if your employees use them after work hours, they could be a legal nightmare.
Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
The rules on which employees are exempt from overtime may be complicated, but a recent court ruling highlights one simple fact:
As all HR pros know, most managers don’t get paid overtime. But, as one company recently learned the hard way, not everyone with the title of “manager” is exempt.
Congress and various federal agencies are getting ready to enact a dozen new rules and procedures that will affect how you do your job.
Congress and various federal agencies are enacting a dozen new rules and procedures that will affect how you do business in 2010.
Do you have what it takes to make it through a retirement plan audit unscathed? A labor and employment law attorney has revealed the secrets to shrugging off the DOL’s compliance cops.
Working with independent contractors? Here are 15 ways to ensure you don’t end up as the next write-up on the Department of Labor’s website for misclassifying them as employees.
Two very interesting things happened in the world of retirement planning this week that employers will want to take note of.
Two very interesting things happened involving the DOL’s overtime rule while you were out of the office over the holidays.
Hardly anyone can be certain about complying with all the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act relating to overtime and white-collar exemptions. But you can adopt good policies that protect your company from penalties if someone does make a compliance blunder.
Are you ready for the three most difficult conversations you’ve had in a while?
Good news for employers wrestling with social media use policies: The NLRB seems to be retreating from its aggressive stance on classifying employee Internet postings as “protected activity” under federal labor law.
The Paycheck Fairness Act may have stalled in the Senate, but there’s no shortage of new bills before both houses of Congress that would amend the Fair Labor Standards Act.
There are four aspects of the FMLA administrative process employers will want to double-check to make sure they have all buttoned up.
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has struck again in the name of protecting employees’ speech rights.
Doing one of these things to exempt employees will rub out their exempt status – and can make your company liable to pay them overtime compensation.
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