FLSA Mistakes To Avoid Enacted in 1938, the Fair Labor Standards Act governs federal minimum wage, overtime, child labor and recordkeeping laws. Failure to follow these laws may come with a price. The U.S. Department of Labor, which oversees the FLSA, says that it recovered an average of $706,000 in back wages per day inContinue reading “FLSA Mistakes To Avoid”
There’s a good chance that your organization employs both exempt and nonexempt employees. The line dividing them may be thin, but it’s critical you keep the distinction clear. Click through to ensure that duties and compensation are assigned based on exemption status.
Can You Be Exempt and Nonexempt at the Same Time? You can allow an employee to work two different jobs for your company. However, under the FLSA, you cannot classify an employee as both exempt and nonexempt — it must be one or the other. To know which one to use, you must first combineContinue reading “Can You Be Exempt and Nonexempt at the Same Time?”
Are Your Employees Really Employees? Do you have employees or independent contractors? It’s not always an easy question to answer, but the IRS insists you get it right, because there’s a huge difference in how you should treat them. Fortunately, the IRS has some guidance. The government recognizes five different kinds of workers: Independent contractors. ThoseContinue reading “Are Your Employees Really Employees?”
Remote Work: FLSA Wage and Hour Implications Since 2005, remote work has soared 173%, according to 2018 data from American Community Service. Whether you recently adopted this remote work model because of the pandemic or have been utilizing it for years, you should know your wage-and-hour responsibilities. FLSA Rules for Remote Nonexempt Employees Nonexempt meansContinue reading “Remote Work: FLSA Wage and Hour Implications”