Mandatory Overtime Laws

Don’t be a Victim of Overtime Violation…Know the Law The Fair Labor Standards Act is the overtime and minimum wage law that regulates how employees must be paid.  Under the FLSA, non-exempt employees must be paid at least minimum wage for all hours worked and time and a half their regular rate after 40...
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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 Exempt Employees

What is a California Exempt Employee? California exempt employees are workers who meet California’s strict requirements for exempt employees, which means that they are not eligible for overtime pay under either the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) or under California legislation. Because California’s labor laws are among the toughest in the nation, exempt...
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California Labor Law Breaks

According to California labor law, breaks for meals and breaks for rest are a necessary requirement in the workplace. Surpassing the Fair Labor Standards Act, California labor laws are rightfully considered to be among the toughest in the Nation. The majority of occupations are entitled to a meal break every 5 hours...
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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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California Law for Overtime

California law for overtime is evidence that one of the best places in the country to work is the State of California which places a high premium on the protection of their citizens in the workplace.  Minimum wage earners who most often live from paycheck to paycheck and can’t afford to risk their jobs by...

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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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