The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is tricky enough for employees who work standard schedules. But how do you calculate FMLA time for employees (such as fire personnel) who work 24 hours on and 48 hours off, or employees who work 10- or 12-hour shifts? BLR® Senior Legal Editor Susan Schoenfeld spells it all out for us today.
Category Archives: Wage and Hour
Answers to some common questions about paying workers plus how to comply with FLSA regulations relating to exemptions, minimum wage, and overtime.
Yesterday, BLR® Senior Legal Editor Susan Schoenfeld, JD, explained some of the parameters of a proposed rule issued in January by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) that would change and modernize its existing sex discrimination guidelines. Today, Schoenfeld looks specifically at the proposed changes in the compensation realm.
This past January, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) issued a proposed rule to change and modernize its existing sex discrimination guidelines, which were originally issued in 1970. Today, BLR® Senior Legal Editor Susan Schoenfeld, JD, explains what these changes would mean for employers.
Yesterday’s Advisor discussed the wage and hour dangers of employee cell phone use; today, help with cell phone policies.
In yesterday’s Advisor, we looked at some recent wage and hour cases; today, how the DOL is targeting certain industries—and maybe your industry.
In yesterday’s Advisor, Attorney Charles Plumb warned of impending wage and hours lawsuits; today, his take on enforceability of arbitration agreements.
In yesterday’s Advisor, Attorney Kara E. Shea explained how to classify exempt employees; today, she elaborates on the perils of misclassification and what you can do to avoid damages.