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  • Are Salaried Employees Exempt from Overtime Pay?
    Are Salaried Employees Exempt from Overtime Pay?

    Even some employers are confused about whether or not salaried employees are legally required to be paid overtime. As a rule, small business owners who limit overtime pay to non-salaried employees ...

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  • 2 Common Types of Workplace Retaliation
    2 Common Types of Workplace Retaliation

    Many assume that if they were to experience illegal workplace retaliation, they would know it was happening. In many cases, the employee is aware of the situation, and they seek justice through legal ...

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  • How to Identify Wrongful Termination
    How to Identify Wrongful Termination

    Have you been fired from a job? If so, do you know if your termination was legal? A wrongful (i.e, illegal) termination occurs when an employee is fired in violation of federal, state or local laws, ...

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  • When Should an Employer Pay Overtime Wages
    When Should an Employer Pay Overtime Wages

    Did you know that both state and federal law requires most employers to pay overtime? The overtime wage is also regulated by the law and should be 1.5 times employee’s hourly wage. The fact that ...

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  • When is Terminating an Employee Illegal?
    When is Terminating an Employee Illegal?

    If you are an at-will employee, your employer can fire you at any time, for any reason. That is, unless the “reason” you are fired is illegal. The law prohibits employers from firing employees based ...

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  • 5 Major Concerns Executives Facing Career Changes Often Overlook
    5 Major Concerns Executives Facing Career Changes Often Overlook

    Companies hiring at the executive level are seeking top producers with connections in the industry. To receive a desirable offer of employment at the executive level, you need them to identify you as ...

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