Question: Can a company pay a restaurant manager commission only on sales (3%) instead of paying them the new salary rate based on the new DOL overtime regulations for December 1?
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The new federal overtime rules, the misclassification of employees, and recordkeeping are among the top five wage and hour risks employers in California face, according to California attorney Marc Jacuzzi of the law firm Simpson, Garrity, Innes & Jacuzzi, PC.
Paying an employee a salary does not render him or her exempt from overtime pay, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently reminded employers.
We currently have multiple salaried, nonexempt employees in our office. They are never required to work overtime, however, I want to ensure that we are following the correct protocol and are protected given the recent changes to the FLSA. Should these employees be entering/submitting hours each week even though they are paid on a salaried […]
It’s practically impossible to try and cover everything that will change in California for both 2016 and 2017. So many midyear and other upcoming changes make it a difficult year. Why? Because it’s California, of course! Jonathan A. Siegel, partner at Jackson Lewis P.C., feels the pain of HR pros.
Can you pay an exempt employee a bonus for working on a company paid holiday?
I have two questions regarding the salary threshold for exemption. 1) Can a rental discount for an employee who lives onsite at an apartment community managed by his employer count toward the salary threshold for overtime exemption? 2) If a salaried exempt employee takes Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave during the year, does […]
President Obama announced a proposed rule to “modernize” and expand overtime protections for workers on March 13. The administration signaled that it would like to expand overtime protections through a U.S. Department of Labor rule change that would raise the salary threshold defining which workers are exempt from overtime and potentially evaluate some of the […]
At press time, federal government agencies and many of the contractors that support them were still shut down by the inability of our ostensible leaders in Washington, D.C., to fulfill their Constitutional duty to pass a budget. No matter its length, though, the shutdown may cause headaches for private-sector employers that had to furlough employees […]
Wage and hour claims remain a hot topic in employment litigation. The Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently addressed a case involving pay deductions. While the court rejected some of the employees’ arguments, it ultimately agreed with the district court that the employer violated the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) by making certain deductions […]