Paying exempt employees for travel time

  • June 21, 2007

Q. We sometimes send exempt employees to conferences. Do we have to pay for travel time? Can we voluntarily pay them extra if the travel time extends into the evening or...

Most Nonprofits Aren’t Exempt From COBRA

  • March 02, 2007

Q. We're a nonprofit, and we offer health insurance to our employees. If an employee is enrolled in the health plan and voluntarily quits, are we required to offer...

‘Working’ Supervisors and Exempt Status

  • March 02, 2007

Q. We have an hourly worker who oversees both the maintenance and housekeeping departments and supervises two employees. In this job, he has the authority to hire and...

Office business manager: Exempt or nonexempt?

  • March 02, 2007

Q. We're a nine-physician medical clinic, and we employ a salaried business manager. She makes less than $100,000 but more than $23,660 per year. Her duties include...

New York Wage Payment Law

  • January 15, 2007

The New York Wage Payment Law sounds rather simple, but it’s perhaps the most complicated employment law in the state. Full of traps for the unwary, the law can...

Ohio Minimum Wage Law

  • January 15, 2007

As of Jan. 1, 2007, the minimum wage in Ohio is $6.85 per hour. Employers with gross sales of less than $250,000 may continue to pay the federal minimum wage ($5.85 per...

Ohio Wage Payment Law

  • January 15, 2007

The Ohio Wage Payment Law seems like it should be rather simple, but it’s perhaps the most complicated employment law in the state. Full of traps for the unwary,...

Michigan Wage and Fringe Benefit Act

  • January 15, 2007

Michigan’s wage payment law seems like it should be rather simple, but it’s perhaps the most complicated employment law in the state. Full of traps for the...