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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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  • The Importance of Keeping track of All Time Worked
    The Importance of Keeping track of All Time Worked

    Two of the main provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is that all non-exempt workers be paid at least minimum wage and that they receive overtime pay for all time worked over 40 hours in ...

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  • A Brief Overview of Georgia's Overtime Laws
    A Brief Overview of Georgia's Overtime Laws

    In 1938, Congress passed the Fair Labor Standards Act, which would go on to become the foundation for the relationship between employers and employees that we still adhere to today. Perhaps the most ...

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  • Common Violations of the FLSA
    Common Violations of the FLSA

    As many workers are aware, Obama-era changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) set to be implemented in November were placed on hold by a federal judge, and it is unlikely that the salary ...

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