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Seasonal Hiring for Summer Jobs - What You Need to Know

  • By Steve Meilleur
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  • May 25, 2017

Summary: More than four out of every 10 employers plan to hire seasonal workers for the summer, and if you are one of them, you need to be sure you consider some of the potential compliance challenges that can arise when hiring summer help. Here are several key areas you need to understand to make the smartest hiring decisions for your seasonal business.
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Topics: Hiring, FLSA

Working Families Flexibility Act - Overtime or Comp Time?

  • By Poms Connects
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  • May 02, 2017

Summary: As we all know, a private employer must pay a non-exempt overtime for hours worked over 40 hours in a work week, and offering comp time in lieu of overtime is not allowed under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Well, that may change with a new provision being considered by the U.S. House of Representatives as part of the “Working Families Flexibility Act of 2017.”
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Topics: Wage and Hour Law, Overtime, FLSA

USDOL To Appeal FLSA Overtime Exemption Rules Injunction

  • By Steve Meilleur
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  • Dec 03, 2016

Summary: On December 1, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) filed a notice with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit announcing its intent to challenge a Texas district court’s issuance of a nationwide preliminary injunction blocking the implementation of revised overtime regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
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Topics: Wage and Hour Law, Overtime, FLSA, Exempt Status, Department of Labor DOL