Court gives workers 2nd chance on FLSA suit

  • March 21, 2018

A federal court considering an overtime dispute recently dismissed the lawsuit because it didn’t include enough details—but then told the workers they could file an...

Ignorance is no excuse for wage violations

  • March 20, 2018

Pleading ignorance is no defense if you are sued for violating the Fair Labor Standards Act. In fact, not bothering to learn the intricacies of wage-and-hour law may...

House approves comp time instead of OT pay

  • May 04, 2017

The House of Representatives on May 2 voted to allow most employers to offer compensatory time off in lieu of overtime pay when nonexempt employees work more than 40...

Is comp time in lieu of overtime legal?

  • September 01, 2016

Q. We have a team of nonexempt hourly employees who will soon be putting in significant overtime for an important project. May we compensate them for their overtime work...