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Should installers be paid overtime?
On September 19, 2011, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) signed a memorandum of understanding with the IRS aimed at ending the business practice of m...Read More
Five Big Mistakes Employers Make on a Regular Basis
Some of the most serious legal issues we see arise from common mistakes that employers can easily correct.Read More
If you have to fire an employee, do it the right way
In The Art of War, ancient military strategist Sun Tzu teaches that opportunities multiply as they are seized.Read More
Who is entitled to overtime pay?
The Fair Labor Standards Act (the “Act”) is a long-established federal law that applies to almost all U.S. workers and employers.Read More
8 and 80 Overtime Pay
Hospitals and other institutions “primarily engaged in the care of the sick, the aged, or the mentally ill” must comply with the minimum wage and over...Read More
Is an Adverse EEOC Determination Always Available to Sway the Jury?
As many employers have learned the hard way, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) has the ability to investigate claims made by an emp...Read More
Per diem payments affect overtime pay
Many employers struggle to manage overtime costs paid to employees. One approach employers have tried is to keep the hourly rate low while supplementi...Read More