FLSA Overtime Law

The Evolving Workplace: Exempt and Non-Exempt Employees

When Congress updated the FLSA overtime law (Fair Labor Standards Act) in 1994, they did so with an eye to updating the changing face of the American employment landscape. Advancing technology has not only simplified the average Americans life in...

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California Lunch Break Laws

California break law requires that employees who work over 5 hours are entitled to a 30-minute meal break.  During this break, employees must be relieved of all duties. If an employer fails to give a proper meal break, California law states employees can recover one hour of pay at their regular rate of pay...

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New York Labor Laws

New York labor laws protect New York employees and are regulated by the Department of Labor. Any violation of the provisions of the NY labor law is considered a misdemeanor and is punishable by fine, imprisonment or both. Civil penalties will be enforced for each violation of labor law governing the employment of minors with...
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Virginia Labor Laws

Virginia employees may not be protected from overtime violations by Virginia labor laws per se, but they are far from unprotected. Eligible or non-exempt workers are protected by the Federal Labor Standards Act (FLSA) laws which protect every U. S. worker. That begs the question, of course, just who is non-exempt and...

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Fair Labor Act

The Changing Face of the American Workplace: Should You Be Getting Overtime Pay? Though the concept of protecting the American worker’s right to be paid for all work accomplished on behalf of an employer by way of the Fair Labor Act is fairly simple, the implementation of such an ideal has proven to be complicated. Enacted...
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