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  • Pay Considerations When Weather Keeps You Home from Work
    Pay Considerations When Weather Keeps You Home from Work

    Over the past several days Hurricane Dorian has affected United States coastal towns to varying degrees. While the impact on Georgia was limited, with hurricane season just beginning, it’s a good idea ...

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  • New Overtime Pay Opinion Letters Issued
    New Overtime Pay Opinion Letters Issued

    The Department of Labor (DOL), has issued 3 new wage and hour opinion letters concerning overtime pay. While opinion letters do not serve as law, they provide guidance when interpreting provisions of ...

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  • Should you be paid for your summer internship?
    Should you be paid for your summer internship?

    With summer upon us, many students are seeking valuable summer internships as a way to gain work experience, and hopefully some money too. However, much confusion exists over whether these internships ...

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  • What rules apply when employers make “extra” payments to exempt employees?
    What rules apply when employers make “extra” payments to exempt employees?

    As the year ends, many exempt employees may earn additional compensation on top of their salaries. This may include bonuses, commissions or percentages of a company’s profits. These payments are often ...

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  • Supreme Court Evaluates Arbitration Agreements
    Supreme Court Evaluates Arbitration Agreements

    In an employer friendly decision, the U.S. Supreme Court just issued a ruling that may make it more difficult for employees to fight discrimination. The Court upheld the legality of arbitration ...

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  • Exemptions need not be
    Exemptions need not be "narrowly" construed

    A recent Supreme Court decision concerning how workers are classified (whether as exempt or non-exempt) may potentially have widespread impact on this issue. In the matter, a car dealership classified ...

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