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Wage and Hour Mistakes to Avoid: Overtime and Tips

By / May 5, 2015 / Employment Law No Comments

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) became law as part of the New Deal. It establishes a minimum wage and requires employees to be paid overtime at one and a half times the regular rate for hours worked in excess of 40 in a week. The FLSA and state laws regulate overtime pay, minimum wage record-keeping and more for almost […]

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Employee or Contractor? Answering Wrong Can Cost Your Company

By / March 5, 2015 / Employment Law No Comments

The rules for classifying employees and contractors can seem tricky at times. Unfortunately, the Internal Revenue Service and the U.S. Department of Labor expect everyone to interpret them correctly and they are cracking down on misclassifications in 2015. If you list someone as an independent contractor and one of these federal agencies determines they should be an employee, you could […]

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