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  • The Difference Between Exempt and Non-Exempt
    The Difference Between Exempt and Non-Exempt

    Any employer in today’s marketplace has likely heard of exempt versus non-exempt employees at least once because all employees fall into one category or the other as required by the Fair Labor ...

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  • Are You Misclassified by Your Employer?
    Are You Misclassified by Your Employer?

    Did you know that being classified as an independent contractor can lead to wage theft? If you don’t know whether your employee has misclassified you as an independent contractor, you could be losing ...

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  • Are Employers Required to Pay Overtime?
    Are Employers Required to Pay Overtime?

    Overtime laws are detailed in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The U.S. Department of Labor is responsible for interpreting the law and setting the specific rules for businesses to follow. These ...

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  • Am I Entitled to Overtime?
    Am I Entitled to Overtime?

    The Fair Labor Standards Act entitles every employee to time and a half for hours worked over 40 in a workweek. All of us know this is true when dealing with an hourly pay structure, but did you know ...

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  • What You Need to Know About Overtime and FLSA Law
    What You Need to Know About Overtime and FLSA Law

    People like to believe that they can trust their employers. Many times, however, employers can use their employees’ lack of knowledge about FLSA law to make them work longer hours without their ...

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  • Ten Common Ways Employers Illegally Deny Employees Overtime
    Ten Common Ways Employers Illegally Deny Employees Overtime

    Employers Do Not Pay Salaried Employees Overtime Most employees believe that if they are salaried, they are not entitled to overtime. This is simply not true. Whether an employee is entitled to ...

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