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...