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- Are You Entitled to Be Compensated for Travel Time?
Travel Time Compensation For The Non-Exempt Employee The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires employers to pay overtime to non-exempt employees, for time worked that exceeds the employee’s usual work time in the employee’s field. Generally, hours worked over 40 hours in a week must be compensated at least one and one-half times the employee’s regular rate of pay.
- Are Pooled Tips for Waiters Legal?
In the United States, most servers work for less than the standard employee and are compensated by tips from customers as expected in the country. However, based on what laws are in effect and when they are implemented, wait staff may be subjected to pooled tips where all the employees share the amount after it has been collected for the day.
- Restaurant Keeps All Banquet Gratuity - Wait Staff Only Paid Minimum Wage, No Tips. Is that Legal?
Restaurant employees are often subject to lost wages through tips being taken or other employer actions against them. Restaurant employers often find themselves on the receiving end of wage and hour claims.
- The Problem with Minors Signing Contracts
A minor is not permitted to enter into a legal contract for any reason, and this causes severe complications for a business owner when the individual is not of legal age. However, there are certain situations that are exempt from these problems in placing the teen in a place of business through a family company or when creating a new business.
- Employment Laws You Must Understand if You Have a Small Business
Small businesses are a great option for many individuals who want to be their own bosses and harness their creative energies. However, owning your own business comes with great responsibility. Many small businesses must comply with a number of federal, state and local employment laws when they hire staff to assist them in fulfilling their dreams.
- Employer Refused to Pay Workers for Restroom Breaks
Department of Labor sues on behalf of 6,000 employees.
- Paying Employees Fairly and OnTime
When employees are not paid properly, it is possible they will leave the company, file a lawsuit against the employer or even ban together and cause complications for the business. By law, if a worker has not been given adequate monetary compensation for his or her time laboring away within the company, the owner could be liable for litigation and severe penalties.
- Is Your Employer Skimming from Your Paycheck?
New report shows companies steal billions from workers every year. A new report reveals some alarming findings that all workers should be aware of.
- New York City Curtails Retail Businesses' and Fast Food Chains' Discretion in Scheduling Workers' Shifts
New laws in New York City substantially limit retail employers' and fast food establishments' discretion in scheduling work shifts for their employees.
- When do Employees Qualify for Overtime Exemptions?
The Fair Labor Standards Act requires certain hourly employees to be paid overtime rates when they work over a certain number of hours. However, there are many employees who are not entitled to overtime pay. These are referred to as exempt employees.