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”
Category Archives: Overtime
Depositing and Reporting Employment Taxes
Depositing and Reporting Employment Taxes As an employer, you are required to uphold the responsibility of payroll taxes. As such, you must also ensure that you understand what the rules are, especially due to how complex they are in nature. First and foremost, a good place to start is by ensuring that you are awareContinue reading “Depositing and Reporting Employment Taxes”
Do You Have a Pay Strategy for Your Remote Workforce?
Do You Have a Pay Strategy for Your Remote Workforce? A 2021 survey by the consulting agency beqom found that 80% of U.S. workers expect their employers to let them work remotely multiple days per week. Most respondents, 65%, also said they would accept a pay cut to work remotely. Additionally, a 2021 survey byContinue reading “Do You Have a Pay Strategy for Your Remote Workforce?”
Exempt vs. Nonexempt: Where the Dividing Line Is
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?
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?”
Remote Work: FLSA Wage and Hour Implications
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”
Pennsylvania Overtime Rule Summary
Pennsylvania Overtime Rule Summary As of January 1, 2021, Pennsylvania will update the salary thresholds to reflect the current wages paid to Pennsylvanians in executive, administrative and professional occupations and updates the duties tests for these occupations.