The Fifth Circuit’s decision in Novick v. Shipcom emphasizes the importance of paying overtime when it is due, and provides a useful lesson on the importance of liquidated damages in FLSA cases.
A law firm secretary recently won over $120,000 in an overtime lawsuit against a former employer. Many companies fail to pay their receptionist or secretary overtime as required by law. Click to learn more.
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.
Some employers employees from discussing salaries or pay rates with co-workers. These policies violate federal law. Click to learn more.