From the Archive: In case you think recording employee time is not important, think again!

Recent news items about recording employee work time have prompted me to republish this post from earlier this year. Try not to make these time recording mistakes. In my consulting practice, I run across companies occasionally that are somewhat lackadaisical in keeping track of the time their employees are working. Often this comes from another …

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Opinion letters flowing from the Wage and Hour Division to help employers

In a blog post from last July, I mentioned that Department of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta had announced that the Wage and Hour Division would start administering opinion letter again. They have lived up to their word. Initially, they reviewed and reissued opinion letters from 2009, such as one on permissible salary deductions from exempt …

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From the Archive: Travel Time and Your Non-exempt Employee

I am away this week. Since I am traveling I was reminded that air travel may be more difficult to deal with under the new FLSA regulations. You may have employees who traveled as exempt employees who will now be reclassified as non-exempt employees. The rules for paying them become more complicated, you had better …

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