Can sick leave hours count toward overtime?

  • July 25, 2014

Q. Last week, one of our hourly employees was out sick on Monday, but she worked a total of 40 hours from Tuesday through Friday. She would like to use her sick leave...

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...