RSS icon

Top Stories

FLSA

Bathroom Breaks Do Not Equal Breaks in Pay

September 12, 2013
Treating your employees like tagged wildlife — tracking and recording their every move within the workplace — will create an work environment of distrust and apathy. Instead, you should treat all employees like professionals, and address performance-based issues as they arise.
Read More

Taking Issue With the Term 'Wage Theft'

May 7, 2013
Yes, we have a wage-and-hour problem in this country. Wage-and-hour non-compliance, however, is a sin of omission, not a sin of commission. Employers aren't intentionally stealing; they just don't know any better.
Read More

Are Employers Screwing Up the FLSA's Lactation Mandate? Probably Not.

January 30, 2013
A little more than a year ago I pointed out that the Labor Department had only cited 23 companies, or 0.023 percent of all companies with 100 or more employees, with inadequate lactation accommodation. Now, with an additional six months of data, the number of citations has jumped by 13, from 23 to 36.
Read More