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  • Common Wage and Hour Violations
    Common Wage and Hour Violations

    The last several years have reported substantial increases in wage and hour violations. The majority of these claims are based on violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The FLSA sets forth ...

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  • New Law Seeks to Provide Independent Contractors with Labor Protections
    New Law Seeks to Provide Independent Contractors with Labor Protections

    With the number of independent contractors expanding each year, millions of American workers are without employment protections. Several different factors distinguish employees from independent ...

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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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