Tag: Exempt Employee

Performance Management Survey Result—How Do You Measure Up?

How Well Do You Measure Performance? Regarding the way their organization conducts performance appraisals, a hefty 75.2% rate their organization as average or above. Details: How well? Percent of Participants Excellent 2.1% Above average 21.9% Average 51.2% Below Average, Needs Improvement, or Terrible 24.8% What Performance Appraisals Measure Overall performance is measured by 80.7% of […]

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7 Instances Where Exempt Employee Pay Can be Deducted for Absences

While the FLSA allows some very specific pay deductions for exempt employees, such as taxes and wage garnishments, it's typically quite strict about the fact that exempt employee pay shouldn't be reduced for exempt employee absences in most cases. It's important for employers to understand when certain payroll deductions may be perfectly legal, and when […]

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When Exempt Employee Has No PTO, Takes Time Off

PTO helps to bridge the gap between being required to pay salaried employees their full salary in a given workweek (even if they don’t work a full workweek), while also balancing how much time off can be taken without it becoming a problem. Employers often find themselves in a conundrum, however, over how to handle […]

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Performance Management Survey Results in; How Do You Compare?

Some other highlights of the 2013 Performance Management Survey: Employee self-evaluation is part of the process for 58% of respondents and peer evaluation is a best practice for 11%. 22% believe that the employees in their organization are pleased with their individual pay-for-performance program. 13% impose financial penalties on managers and supervisors who do not […]

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FLSA Recordkeeping: Create, Maintain and Preserve

DOL commonly finds recordkeeping violations when it investigates an employer’s wage and hour practices. The most frequent violations of the FLSA’s recordkeeping rules fall into two categories: (1) creating and maintaining the proper records; and (2) preserving those records. Creating and Maintaining the Proper Records The FLSA does not require that records be kept in […]

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