The motor carrier exemption to the FLSA exempts some — but not all — truck drivers, loaders, and mechanics from overtime pay. Click to learn more.
The seaman exemption to the FLSA is critical to Louisiana’s maritime industry. But not all offshore workers qualify for the exemption. Click to learn more.
Many people are aware of the white collar exemptions to the FLSA. However, there are also several exemptions for manual workers such as fisherman, seamen, and truck drivers. Click to learn more.
Do Louisiana employees have the right to review their own personnel files? The answer is often no. Click here to learn more.
Many employers use a time rounding system. While rounding time can be legal, employers must follow several rules to ensure that employees are not underpaid.
The government continues its ongoing crackdown against medical billing fraud and Medicare fraud. Click here to read about two recent Louisiana cases involving Medicare fraud.
Many employers pay workers a flat day rate. They may assume – wrongfully – that this excuses them from paying overtime. But most day rate workers are owed overtime for hours worked over 40. Click to learn more.
If your company has been served with an EEOC charge, your first question is probably: do I need to hire an EEOC lawyer? Many employers, in an attempt to save money, take a DIY approach in responding to EEOC charges. …
St. Joseph has long been the patron saint of workers, particularly those who work with their hands. (He is also the patron saint of fathers, immigrants, and more cities, provinces, and countries than could possibly be named here.) The above icon …
Many workers attend lectures, classes, or other training related to their job duties. Should they be paid for this training time? In many cases, the answer is yes. Click to learn more.