overtime work

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 […]

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 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 […]

Working Off the Clock? Here’s Why It Is Illegal

Do you know the one thing that can get your employees angry and bitter? Well, that is assigning them work off the clock and not paying for overtime. This is when overtime work becomes abusive for them. As an employer, manager, or supervisor, understanding the wage and hour law is crucial. Doing so is important […]

Is Overtime an Opportunity or a Form of Abuse?

About a couple of months ago, managers would rather gouge their eyes out than let their employees work from their homes. However, we can all agree that the world has changed between then and now. Probably one of the few positive things that came out of the COVID-19 pandemic is the remote workforce phenomenon. The […]

Employee Burnout Is a Critical Workplace Challenge

Bell Labs of the 20th century gave the world the transistor, the fax machine, the communication satellite, the solar battery, and nine Nobel Prizes. Not to mention Claude Shannon’s theory of information, which had impact on everything digital – from Voyager’s mission into deep space to the development of the Internet. Its secret? Bell Labs […]