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...

Overtime mistakes your managers must avoid

  • August 30, 2016

Starting Dec. 1, new DOL rules take effect that nearly double the salary threshold at which most salaried workers become exempt from having to be paid overtime.

Overtime: Steer clear of the comp time trap

  • August 28, 2016

Awarding comp time for extra hours worked is a common strategy that can backfire. The Fair Labor Standards Act lays out strict rules for what basis can be used for...

Exempt vs. non-exempt: FAQs

  • May 16, 2016

The questions surrounding who is exempt and who is non-exempt from overtime obligations under the FLSA have spurred hundreds of class action lawsuits costing employers...

Piece-rate pay trims $8 million from Petco

  • September 17, 2015

National retailer Petco has settled a lawsuit filed by employees in California who groom pets in the company’s stores. The suit alleged the company failed to pay...