You Break It, You Buy It: Can You Apply This Policy To Damaged Company Property?

Y. Angela Lam By Y. Angela Lam, on 02/15/19
Filed As: Wage and Hour Law

… as you might guess, it depends.

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Out-of-town travel and the FLSA: Is employee travel time compensable?

David E. Stevens By David E. Stevens, on 01/15/19
Filed As: Wage and Hour Law

Are you required to pay employees for the time spent traveling from their workplace to a training session at your central office?

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Calling All California Employers – Are Your Independent Contractors Properly Classified?

Y. Angela Lam By Y. Angela Lam, on 06/8/18
Filed As: Wage and Hour Law

It is time to revisit your independent contractors’ classification. 

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Class Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreements – The Supreme Court’s Epic Decision

David E. Stevens By David E. Stevens, on 06/1/18
Filed As: Wage and Hour Law

On May 21, the Supreme Court decided a trio of cases consolidated as Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, holding that employers may include class- and collective-action waivers in arbitration agreements with their employees.

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The Revival of FLSA Opinion Letters from the USDOL

David E. Stevens By David E. Stevens, on 04/20/18
Filed As: Wage and Hour Law

The Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor issued its first opinion letters in nearly a decade this past Thursday.  Opinion letters contain meaningful compliance assistance from the Department of Labor, and are responses to real-world questions posed by employers to the DOL. 

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The High Stakes of Wage and Hour Litigation

David E. Stevens By David E. Stevens, on 04/6/18
Filed As: Wage and Hour Law

Wage and Hour issues present among the highest risks of litigation to any employer.  But as we’ve said before, “sometimes it’s costly to be correct.” You might want to sit down for this one.

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Are you including non-discretionary bonuses when paying overtime?

Y. Angela Lam By Y. Angela Lam, on 03/16/18
Filed As: Wage and Hour Law

If you answered “no,” chances are you are violating the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

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“Mind-Numbingly Complex” Incentive Pay – It might create more problems than it solves…

David E. Stevens By David E. Stevens, on 03/2/18
Filed As: Wage and Hour Law

As an employer, you’re regularly challenged to develop new and unique ways to motivate employee performance and productivity incentive-based compensation.

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