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Under Pennsylvania labor laws, overtime pay of at least 1 ½ times the employee’s regular wage rate must be paid for all hours worked over 40 in a workweek. In Pennsylvania, state law overrides certain federal overtime pay laws which are less favorable to workers. For example, computer employees are not considered exempt as they
In April 2012, the Department of Labor sued a business in New York City for failing to pay workers overtime. The business was a nail salon, Cindy’s Total Care, Inc. on Manhattan’s Upper West Side who fought back against the lawsuit. What was their explanation? Cindy’s Total Care, Inc. claimed their employees were illegal aliens
California overtime laws are some of the most favorable to employees.  California employers are required to pay workers time and a half after 8 hours per day or 40 hours per week (and for the first 8 hours on the 7th consecutive day worked in a workweek).  Federal law only requires overtime pay if the
A class and collective action suit was filed recently against one of Alaska’s largest communications companies.  The suit alleges that Alaska Communications Systems Group failed to pay its sales and marketing employees overtime pay as required under federal and state law.    It also alleges that the company forced its sales and marketing employees to falsify
A bill has been introduced in Congress that would change the wage laws and expand the current overtime exemption for employees in computer-related jobs.  This could result in more employees in these fields losing overtime pay. The existing exemption under the Fair Labor Standards Act applies to employees who work as computer systems analysts, computer
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