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Flsa Overtime Claim Lawyers USA - Recent Legal Articles
- Are Executive Employees Entitled to Overtime?
The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) has much to say about employees classified as “executives” and whether or not they are entitled to compensation for overtime hours.
- On the Clock or Off? – A Compensable Time Compliance Case Study
One area of employment law that has received considerable attention over the past several years is the area of compensable time rules; meaning, work rules and policies concerning when an employee is, and is not, entitled to pay for activities outside of normal working hours. Employers continue to incur heavy fines
- Businesses Should Use Caution before Using Unpaid Interns
Depending upon your type of business, student interns can be a big benefit. They can often provide needed help with research or with developing and implementing new programs, products or services. Beyond whatever assistance an intern may be able to provide, an internship can also provide business people with the sense of satisfaction that comes from helping the intern gain knowledge and learn new skills.
- Cuomo, Lawmakers Agree on Cyberbullying Bill Requiring School Officials to Respond to Reports
The bill defines cyberbullying as harassment, insults, taunting and threats through social media. One state Senator has insisted that it is essential to include such criminal charge to prevent the increasing numbers of teen suicides in connection to cyberbullying.
- California Supreme Court Rules in Brinker Case
Employers Required to Provide Breaks, but not Required to Ensure no Work is Done - This morning, the California Supreme Court issued its long-awaited decision in the case Brinker Restaurant Corporation v. Superior Court of San Diego County. Employees who worked for Brinker Restaurants, such as Chili’s and Maggiano’s Little Italy, claimed that they were not provided the meal and rest breaks to which they were entitled.
- Is Off-The-Clock Time for Law Enforcement Employees the Biggest Contradiction in Wage and Hour Law?
The economic downturn since 2007 has affected many aspects of labor and employment law, including wage and hour matters. Efforts by employers to lower labor costs as one of the means to deal with budget shortfalls have included refusing to grant pay increases in collective bargaining negotiations, minimizing or eliminating overtime, and basically doing everything possible to ‘get more out of existing (or even reduced) staff’ without hiring more employees.
- Overtime Rights of Salaried Workers
Workers may be entitled to overtime pay even if on salary.
- California Wage and Hour Law
One of the employee’s many rights in the workplace is to be paid proper wages for hours of work rendered and the Wage and Hour Division (WHD) of the US Department of Labor is responsible for enforcing federal laws on these rights.
- Employers’ and Employees’ Guide to California Wage Dispute Lawsuit
Sometimes, employees may have unreasonable expectations about their salary but more often, when it comes to California wage disputes, problems usually arise when an employer fails to pay minimum wage, overtime pay or would even make unnecessary deductions from the employee’s salary.
- Labor Dispute Threatens California Mining Town
Rio Tinto is a large borax mine on the edge of California’s Kern County. The mine has been the life blood of the town of Boron, California for generations. However, if an agreement cannot be reached between management and the labor union representing the workers, the mine might be shut down permanently.