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Every employer and HR department has reviewed wage and hour laws, but even for the most experienced companies, a few common questions always come up.
- How much do I have to pay?
- What will wages look like in the next few years?
- Does a bonus affect overtime?
- What type of damages could I face if I don’t pay employee's properly?
- How do I stay out of the crosshairs of the government?
Some of the answers might not be as straightforward as you’d think. Below, we’ve put together some of the most important points on the basics of wage and hour laws and what employers need to know. Read More ›
Due to increased scrutiny from state and federal government agencies and high profile cases involving companies such as Uber, UPS and FedEx Ground, businesses are becoming increasingly concerned over proper classification of workers. Read More ›
Are they employees or independent contractors? It’s a question that many employers grapple with as they attempt to properly classify members of their workforce. Read More ›
According to the Wall Street Journal on July 21st, for the first time in many years, pay for the lowest income Americans are rising faster than for any other group. Read More ›
The law of unintended consequences by the do-gooders in Washington may seriously harm the very employees they wanted to help by changing an 80-year Federal Labor Law system for overtime hours and compensation.
The old salary threshold rules exempted employees with annual earnings of $23,660; if you earn that much annually, an employer does not have to pay you overtime. Now, the proposed changes jump that amount to $50,440 annually. Additionally, annual automatic increases to the $50,440 number are scheduled to take place in the future. Read More ›
According to the National news media over the last 72 hours, California is on its way to a $15 an hour minimum wage by the year 2022. That would give California the nation's highest minimum pay wage. Currently the wage in California is already very high at $10 an hour. While it is not yet law, the Democratic Party which is in control of the Governor's Mansion as well as the legislature, probably has enough votes to get it passed. What does that mean? Read More ›
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