The fisherman exemption to the FLSA exempts many Louisiana workers in the seafood industry from minimum wage or overtime. Click to learn more.
Information regarding the federal lawsuit for unpaid wages and overtime filed in Louisiana against The Blind Pelican restaurant.
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.
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.
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.
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.