201601.27
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Do You Work In The Healthcare Industry? How To Make Sure You Are Being Paid Correctly

The U.S. Department of Labor explains in Fact Sheet #17N when Nurses are considered exempt from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).  The FLSA requires that most employees be paid the federal minimum wage for all hours worked, and overtime pay at time and one half of the regular rate of pay for…

201505.21
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Overtime Pay For Answering Late Night Emails?

Overtime Pay For Answering Late Night Emails? Company-issued smartphones have obliterated the line between the workday and off hours. For employers and workers, 8 p.m. emails from the boss aren’t just disrupting home life. They’re raising legal questions, too. Several lawsuits have alleged that companies expect employees to work unpaid and off hours via iPhones,…

201412.10
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Amazon Workers Lose Supreme Court Fight Over Pay

Amazon Workers Lose Supreme Court Fight Over Pay The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Tuesday that workers who fill orders in Amazon.com warehouses need not be paid for the time they spend going through security checks to ensure they have not stolen any products. The court reversed a lower-court ruling for the workers, who alleged they spent…