Employers under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) have to pay their workers for all time worked–except when you don’t. Wait. Employees can work and not be paid? Well, not exactly. Let’s do a quick review of the General Rule: You have to pay your workers for all hours they work. For hours 1-40 […]
The Department of Labor’s new overtime rules go into effect at the end of the year. Naturally, we’re all concerned about who now will or will not be exempt from overtime rules. Will more employees be claiming overtime pay? Will employers have to start shelling out more money to employees? If so, how much? The […]
Here it is — the grand finale of FLSA overtime exemptions, the dynamic duo, the outside sales representative and the commissioned retail employee! If you employ salespeople, have you made sure that they really are exempt from overtime pay? Which sales positions make the cut? Join The Emplawyerologist after the jump to find out more!
Do you employ nurses? Graphics consultants or designers? Did you know that (in addition to other types of employees we have talked about here here and here) these employees may be entitled to overtime, too? What?! Aren’t learned and creative professionals exempt from overtime? The Fair Labor Standards Act says so! What’s the problem, then? […]