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Wage and hour disputes remain a continuous thorn in the side of many employers. According to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), there are two methods federally approved to determine a salaried employee’s “regular rate” of overtime pay. Aside from … Continue reading

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A decision in the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals extended an existing U.S. Department of Labor rule regarding tip-pooling to establishments in which tipped employees already make minimum wage. How employers handle tips intended for bartenders and waitstaff has long … Continue reading

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When most people think about the requirements of a full-time job, they typically envision the average eight hour day and a resulting 40-hour week. Recent economic trends, however, are quickly proving that image to be no longer true. In fact, … Continue reading

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