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Is My Employee an Employee, and Other Questions to Keep You Out of Trouble


Any company with employees must comply with many federal and state employment laws.  Many major labor laws do apply to companies with as few as one employee. This includes minimum wage and overtime. Employers of 11 or more employees fall

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Are You Complying With Your State’s Overtime Law?

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According to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), non-exempt employees must receive overtime pay for hours worked over 40 in a workweek at a rate not less than time and one-half their regular rates of pay. Some states also have

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Understanding Overtime Law

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This post will help guide you through the basics of the federal overtime provisions, to help you understand the often confusing definitions and avoid some common problems. Welcome to the Fair Labor Standards Act The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

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Managing Employee Risk

Managing employees also means managing risk. Unhappy employees may start legal actions; so may former employees. Issues can include discrimination, sexual harassment, wrongful termination, or complaints for back pay or overtime. Many business owners and managers do not have basic

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