Answering questions about Holiday Pay for the 4th of July

This was originally posted on July 5, 2011.  Many people screw up paying correctly for a holiday. Even people with the title of HR Manager had to ask how they should do this. For that reason, I publish this every year that the 4th appears on a weekday. The Fourth of July is Wednesday of this …

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An Archive special: Four Myths about Holiday Pay under the FLSA

We are quickly arriving at the Christmas/New Years holidays. Most of you have a good handle on this, but for some new managers, HR people and payroll people there may be some confusion in how people should be paid for the holidays. Here is some guidance from the FLSA. Some of you may be in …

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Holiday Pay for the 4th of July: Revisited

  This was originally posted on July 5, 2011. I thought I would revisit it prior to the holiday in 2012. I was reminded of this post by someone else finding it and posting a link to it on their blog. If someone is interested I thought you might be too. The Fourth of July …

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Holiday Pay for the 4th of July

It is the day after the holiday. So I thought I would answer a question I often get asked regarding if employees have to be paid for a holiday. The answer is, as often occurs in HR, “it depends.” Here is what it depends on: In the private sector under the Fair Labor Standards Act if …

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