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.
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.
Employers face serious legal consequences if they fail to pay wages. But what if they pay late? Late paychecks are against the law, and the financial penalties can be severe. Click to learn more.
Many Louisiana employers face lawsuits regarding their illegal policies regarding meal and rest breaks. Click to learn more.
If your employer hasn’t paid you the wages or overtime you are owed, should you bring them to court? And how much can you recover? The answer may be, more than you think.
The FLSA provides an overtime exemption for commissioned retail salespeople – but only if certain strict conditions are met. Click to learn more.
Learned professionals and creative professionals are exempt from overtime pay. However, there are specific requirements before an employee qualifies for these exemptions. Click to learn more.
Salaried administrative employees are exempt from overtime pay. But what is an “administrative” worker? Click to learn more.
Many managerial employees are exempt from overtime pay. But merely calling someone a manager isn’t enough. Click to learn more about the executive exemption.
The first post in a series addressing the FLSA white collar exemptions. What qualifies as a “salary” under the law? Click to learn more.