Last week we started looking at the pitfalls of settling wage and hour claims out of court. Specifically, we saw that most federal courts interpret the FLSA– as requiring that wage and hour settlements be approved by the US Department of Labor or a court to be enforceable. That certainly seems, well, un-settling at best. Do you […]
Welcome back to the wonderful world of co-employment! Those of you following The Emplawyerologist have already been introduced to Tricia the “temp” and Sensational Staffing. If you are just joining us, you can catch up by clicking here, here and here. (Today, we will give Tricia and Sensational a break — and we won’t even worry […]
Suppose your employees work on a production line and wear uniforms and personal protective equipment. They must be on the line ready to work by 8:00 a.m. It takes them 10 to 12 minutes to don their uniforms and personal protective equipment. You pay them only for the time they are working on the line. […]
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!