Posts Tagged: Overtime rate


Avoiding Wage & Hour

The IRS, DOL ,and EEOC take aim at Employers for misclassification of individuals as independent contractors, or as exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act. The agencies have discovered a easy revenue source. The Agencies have adopted a policy of strict enforcement, and employers have to make changes to their employment practices or pay penalties… Read more »


Human Resources Audits

Over the last three years employers have paid out record numbers of wage and hour claims. The list of wage and hour violations, include misclassification of employee status, missed meal and rest periods, off the clock overtime, unpaid overtime, not paying overtime based on the regular rate, not providing employee a itemized wage statement. The… Read more »


CA Employers have to brush off their policies and procedures!

We have some changes in employment law for 2013. I have put together the highlights of the changes. Employers are going to need to update their policies and procedures.   Wage and Hour: Compensation Agreements: California law generally requires the payment of overtime to nonexempt employees for hours worked over 8 in a day, 40 in a… Read more »