Revisited:Under the FLSA a late paycheck is as bad as no paycheck

With the current government shutdown, many employees have been furloughed. Others have been described as “essential” and are required to work for no pay, with the promise of getting all monies owed them when a new budget is authorized. It has happened in the past, as described below, but this time it is going to …

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Wage and hour violations not only costly they can lead to jail as well

On December 2nd I wrote about the rise in the number of wage and hour lawsuits and the rising cause of settling those suits. Now we have a story of a wage and hour violations leading to jail time for the business owner. Improper dough According to a report by Josh Cline of McAfee &Taft …

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Violating the Wage & Hour laws can be expensive

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P3OoVn0_l3o[/youtube] Wage and hour violations cost employers a great deal of money. How much? A recent review of fines published at the USDOL website produced a list that totaled up to a great deal of money. It included: Shell Oil Co. and Motiva Enterprises LLC, which markets Shell gasoline and other products, have agreed to …

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Pay Violations cost American Workers $50 BILLION per year

You read that right! That is $50 Billion, with a “B”, that American workers are losing on an annual basis. A study by the Economic Policy Institute shows that American employers fail to pay their workers properly, with the resulting loss of this magnitude. Wage Theft In some circles these pay violations are considered to …

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