FLSA

Discover everything you need to know about the provisions for employee rights under the Federal Labor Standards Act.
FLSA Rule 3: Unauthorized Overtime Threats to Businesses

It has been over eight decades since the Fair Labor Standard Act (FLSA) was enacted in America. The law introduced the concept of overtime pay, which compelled companies to compensate their employees for time worked exceeding 40 hours per week. According to the FLSA section 785.11, “work not requested but suffered or permitted is work […]

Everything You Need to Know About Chinese Overtime

The Fair Labor and Standards Act (FLSA) contains stipulations regarding overtime wages. Nonexempt employees who are compensated on an hourly basis must receive overtime pay for work exceeding 40 hours per week. The amount should be one and a half of their regular hourly rate. Let’s say you’re paid $13 an hour and in a […]

How Much PTO Should You Offer Employees?

Whether you run a large enterprise or a small business, offering your employees a compensation package like paid time off (PTO) makes them feel valued and appreciated. It is one of the best strategies, apart from health insurance, that the human resource department utilizes to attract and retain top talent.  However, how much paid time […]

What to Know About Being Exempt from Overtime Rules

If you earn more than the new minimum wage for workers from your current employer, you are likely an exempt employee. However, that’s not always the case. You may still qualify for overtime pay if youdo not meet the exemption conditions authorized by the Federal Labor Standards Act (FLSA). On the flip side, a non-exempt […]

What Are the Meal and Rest Break Laws in California?

In California, the meal and rest break laws are so complex that they have caused confusion among employers. Because of intentional or accidental non-compliance, many businesses have had to deal with expensive litigation. Unfortunately, a lot of companies are not comprehensively informed about the California Labor Code and continue to use outdated policies. Whether you’re […]

Timesheet Rounding: Best Rules and Practices

Timesheets are tools that help employers and employees keep track of time spent on work. It also simplifies billing and invoicing clients. However, with practices such as timesheet rounding, debates are on the rise as different bodies argue whether this practice is legal or acceptable. Time clock rounding is more common than you think. 55% […]

What Is Compensatory Time, Really?

Employee burnout is a real issue in many companies and organizations. Your employees need to accomplish their daily, weekly, and monthly goals. However, they also need time off work to spend with their families and attend to personal matters. Taking time off of work allows employees to unwind and reenergize. Of course, this can boost […]

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