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The Trump administration’s new overtime pay proposal is based on the absurd notion that someone being paid $35,308/year in 2020 is a well-paid executive who doesn’t need or deserve overtime protections.*Update: Final Overtime Pay Rules Revisions Announced setting the minimum salary for exempt employees at $35,568 per year or $684 per week.The economy has largely
Lawsuits continue to be filed seeking recovery of back overtime pay on behalf of all types of construction inspectors paid on a day-rate basis. Despite numerous cases over the past several years, many inspection companies continue to employ a day-rate pay scheme that does not include proper pay for overtime hours. These cases claim that
When you work long hours at your job, you get paid overtime – right?  At least that’s the way it used to be. In the 70s, more than 60% of America’s full-time salaried workers earned overtime pay when they put in over 40 hours per week. But now, that number has dropped to just 6%.
Employers and employees both need to understand the Texas overtime laws. There are stiff penalties for those who willfully do not comply with these laws.  The state of Texas follows the federal labor laws, and has not adopted any of their own as some other states have done. According to Texas overtime laws, employers are
  As Warren Zevon (and a top Sprint exec) have said…It’s going to take “lawyers, guns, and money” to get out of this. Lots of lawyers, hired guns, and $34,150,000, along with 10 years of litigation, has indeed got Sprint out of this case. Last month, a court in Kansas granted final approval of settlements

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