The announcement is the first concrete details about these long-rumored rules, and could become a key part of President Obama’s legacy, which, unlike the Affordable Care Act, will be done without Congressional approval.
Above all else, being a salaried exempt employee means that you work until you get the job done.
The Supreme Court could have used the opportunity to rein in federal agencies that are emboldened with power.Read More
The security screenings also were not 'integral and indispensable' to the employees’ duties as warehouse workers, the court ruled. Read More
The solution is to make FLSA compliance easier for employers by simplifying decades-old regulations.Read More
No matter how reasonable or rational you think you are being in classifying employees, a court may second-guess you down the road.Read More
This case will hinge on whether the security screenings are key to the nature of the employment.Read More
Unless employees seem to be abusing bathroom rights, or breaks interfere with performance or production, let them be.Read More
Employers cannot avoid an employer-employee relationship with an individual simply by calling the individual an independent contractor. The right to control work details is controlling.Read More
Do not assume that you need not pay overtime to employees who are paid other than hourly.Read More