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Have you been misclassified as an exempt employee?

Employers sometimes classify their workers as “exempt” employees to avoid paying them overtime. An example of a situation where it has been alleged that the employer engaged in unfair employment practices and misclassified employees in order to avoid paying overtime involves employer … Continue reading

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Are Employers Responsible For Keeping Records of Their Employees’ Work Hours?

Under federal law, employers of nonexempt workers (including hourly workers) must keep records of certain information, including the number of hours worked by their employees. There is no specific requirement for the form in which the records should be kept, but … Continue reading

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Who is entitled to overtime pay?

The Fair Labor Standards Act requires overtime to be paid to covered and nonexempt employees at a rate of not less than one and one-half times an employee’s regular rate of pay for all hours work in above 40 hours … Continue reading

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