Your Rights Under the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) FLSA Overtime The FLSA requires that covered “nonexempt employees” must receive overtime pay for hours worked over 40 per workweek at a rate not less than one and one-half times the regular rate of pay. What Is a Workweek? The […]Read More
In a major (and surprise) ruling, a federal judge in Texas has issued a preliminary injunction blocking the Department of Labor’s new overtime rule scheduled to go into effect on December 1, 2016. The new rule would have increased the minimum annual salary requirements for exempt employees will from $455 per […]Read More
Under federal law, any non-exempt employee who works in excess of 40 hours in a workweek is entitled to overtime pay at 1.5 times their regular rate.Read More
About the Fair Labor Standards Act Wage and Hour Laws The Fair Labor Standards Act was enacted more than 75 years ago to establish workplace hours, wages and child labor standards in the United States. The FLSA sets the federal minimum wage, which is updated periodically by legislative action, and […]Read More
Employers Often Improperly Label Employees as “Managers” to Avoid Paying Overtime Employers often classify employees as “Managers” or “Supervisors” with the thought that simply by applying these titles to an employee they can wash their hands of any obligation to pay overtime pay for hours worked over 40 in a […]Read More
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