YUM! Brands faces yucky wage-and-hour lawsuit

  • November 11, 2013

The parent corporation for such fast food icons as Taco Bell, KFC and Pizza Hut faces a class-action lawsuit alleging numerous wage-and-hour violations in California.

Is refusing overtime insubordination?

  • July 05, 2013

Q. Despite being given two hours’ notice, an employee refused to work overtime at the end of his shift because he said he had plans to attend his son’s...

How should we pay for fluctuating workweek?

  • August 19, 2012

Q. Our employees work irregular schedules. They may work for two weeks and then be off for three. Can we pay them every two weeks based on their average yearly income...

Comp time: FLSA regulations

  • June 15, 2012

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