Overtime Labor Laws
Federal overtime laws, designed to help end the exempt vs. non-exempt debate, have made things worse. To non-exempt and exempt employees, labor laws continue to confuse.
Business Management Daily can help you comply with federal overtime laws. Learn when you have to pay overtime, and when you don’t.
Q. We sent a few employees to training over a weekend. They weren’t required to attend, but the course will help them do their jobs better. We paid the hourly workers for that time, but not overtime. Do we owe them overtime if they worked 40 hours before the training session?
Q. We need more employees to cover evening hours, and we’re not getting many volunteers. Now that we’ve decided to rotate everyone into the evening shifts, I am hearing that we have to add a “shift differential” to those who work nights. Is this true?
Three lessons from a pending lawsuit in Dallas: 1. If your employees work overtime, pay them for it. 2. Don’t falsify records to cover your tracks. 3. Don’t sell your business to someone who is suing you for stiffing them out of overtime.