Tag: wages

FLSA Rewinds the Time Clock

FLSA pressures are bringing back the time clock, and some workers are more than a little ticked off. It’s baaaack! No, not some undead spirit from a horror movie, but something just as upsetting to some workers … the old-fashioned, punch-in and punch-out time clock. Time clocks never really left industrial workplaces, but that’s not […]

Will your overtime payment practices trigger a Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) audit?

Many employers are worrying overtime about overtime as the Fair Labor Standards Act is used more aggressively, and against some of the biggest players in business. Competitors in the retail business have been reluctant to take on Wal-Mart, the world’s biggest retail chain. No such problem for the U.S. Dept. of Labor. The department’s bird […]

Update Your Job Descriptions for New Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Overtime Rules

Executive Summary New Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime rules raise the salary threshold for exemption almost threefold, to $455 per week FLSA rules say job title is insufficient to establish exemption Detailed, accurate job descriptions are required to support overtime pay exemption under FLSA guidelines, says Department of Labor (DOL) The U.S. Department of […]