I often receive calls from employees complaining about illegal deductions from their wages. Under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA“), deductions from paychecks are generally illegal if they bring your actual hourly wage below the minimum wage – that …
The Stiegler Law Firm represents worker in lawsuit for unpaid wages against the Cenikor Foundation in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Employers are required to pay overtime to anyone who works more than 40 hours in a week. But what about companies who offer comp time instead? Unless you work for a government agency, comp time arrangements are illegal and violate your right to overtime pay under federal law.
The motor carrier exemption to the FLSA exempts some — but not all — truck drivers, loaders, and mechanics from overtime pay. 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.
Conventional wisdom says that salaried employees are ineligible for overtime. However, this is an oversimplification, and many salaried employees are in fact legally entitled to overtime pay. Click here to learn more.
An honest day’s work for an honest day’s pay. Click to learn about wage and hour law.