Wage

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 […]

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 […]

California Minimum Wage Increase in 15 Localities Effective on July 1, 2020

The government of California had earlier decided on January 1, 2020, to implement a new, state-wide minimum wage in 15 localities. The state government pegged the minimum wage at $13.00 per hour for employers with 26-99 employees and $12.00 for employers with fewer than 25 employees. Some municipalities within the state have pegged the California […]

The pros and cons of raising the minimum wage in 2020 [And why you should]

In most — if not all — developed countries in the world, there is a minimum wage in place to protect workers, and these protections are usually enshrined in federal industrial relations laws. Minimum wage varies from country to country, state to state, and even city to city, with local laws and federal laws sometimes […]