Blog |
In short, the answer to the question WHAT DOES IT REALLY MEAN WHEN YOUR JOB IS BEING “RECLASSIFIED” is often: 1) Your employer has decided that it has improperly been classifying you as “exempt” and not entitled to overtime pay when it should have been classifying you as “non-exempt” and paying you time and a
In another attempt to undo worker friendly Obama administration labor rules, the Trump Labor Department, along with restaurant industry groups, is now proposing a wage law change that could result in employers having the ability to legally keep some or all of the tips left by customers.  This change to overtime pay laws could take
In a recent decision arising out of an overtime pay case filed on behalf of a class of welding inspectors who earned more than $100,000 in total pay per year, an appeals court addressed the issue of whether or not such earnings were “guaranteed”.  If their earnings were not guaranteed, they could not be properly
A very common problem – an employee is given the title of Assistant Manager or some similar “managerial” job title and classified as exempt from the overtime laws (meaning they are not paid overtime), but their duties and responsibilities do not involve any meaningful decision-making authority or supervision of other employees, or their compensation method
In a recent case out of Pennsylvania, an employer tried to put a new spin on what has long been considered a bright-line rule providing that short breaks from work of twenty minutes or less constitute compensable time for which workers must be paid. The court ruled against the employer, upholding the lower court’s decision
Next Page »

Fill out our quick case evaluation form for a free and confidential review of your situation.