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  • AM I ENTITLED TO OVERTIME PAY FOR MY “SIDE-JOB”?
    AM I ENTITLED TO OVERTIME PAY FOR MY “SIDE-JOB”?

    More and more workers in the United States moonlight or have “side gigs” (i.e. jobs outside of their standard employment as a way to earn extra cash). Much confusion exists over what, if any, benefits ...

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  • Department of Labor Issues Two New Opinion Letters
    Department of Labor Issues Two New Opinion Letters

    The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) sets forth the basic federal wage and hour laws. These laws provide numerous areas of guidance, including that workers must be paid minimum wage and that in ...

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  • Is Time Spent at work on Wellness Activities Compensable?
    Is Time Spent at work on Wellness Activities Compensable?

    The United States Department of Labor (DOL) has just issued a new opinion letter concerning whether time spent at work on wellness activities in compensable pursuant to the Fair Labor Standards Act ...

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  • Where do employers make the most wage and hour mistakes?
    Where do employers make the most wage and hour mistakes?

    Federal law, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), along with numerous state and local regulations, provide wage and hour regulations employers must follow. However, the laws are constantly updating ...

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  • What labor laws apply if you’re a seasonal employee?
    What labor laws apply if you’re a seasonal employee?

    With the holiday season nearly upon us, many retailers and other businesses are gearing up for the rush by hiring seasonal employees. Many times, these are temporary positions, and employers/employees ...

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  • Agricultural Workers May be Entitled To Overtime Pay
    Agricultural Workers May be Entitled To Overtime Pay

    In a recent wage and hour dispute, the Northern District of Georgia awarded current and former farmworkers nearly $1.5 million in back wages and damages. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) complaint ...

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