FLSA: Fair Labor Standards Act

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Women in Business: Progress Made and Challenges Remaining

March is Women’s History Month. Let’s face it, the business world has been dominated by men for too long. Episodes of Mad Men come to mind, where just 50 years ago the majority of women served as assistants or secretaries. Sure, we’ve made progress, but has it been fast enough?

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Smartphones Policy—Steps to Take

Yesterday’s Advisor discussed the wage and hour dangers of employee cell phone use; today, help with cell phone policies.

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Smartphones—Don’t Be Stupid About Wage/Hour Pitfalls

Ever wonder if your nonexempt employees are sneaking a peek at work e-mail off the clock? asks Tammy Binford, writing on HrHero.com®. Wage/hour danger ahead.

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Pay Deductions—What About Exempt Employees?

In yesterday’s Advisor, attorney Ted Boehm explained the rules governing deductions in pay for nonexempt employees (and how to avoid the pitfalls); today, he presents the facts regarding deductions and exempt workers.

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Employee Pay Deductions Can Cost You—Be Careful!

Some employers believe that deducting from an employee’s pay can be done at their own discretion. However, the law scrutinizes pay deductions very closely, and the scope of acceptable situations for them may be far narrower than you think. Attorney Ted Boehm shares what you need to know.

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Benefits: Perks & Insurance Survey—It’s Not Too Late!

There’s still time to take our Benefits: Perks & Insurance survey and shape the conversation—as well as get a look at what your competitors might be up to!

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Take Our Survey—Benefits: Perks & Insurance

A solid benefits package can be a great asset to a company wishing to attract top talent. What’s happening with benefits (including perks and insurance) in the real world? What are your competitors up to? Help us find out!

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DOL Targets Garment Industry (and Maybe Your Industry)

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.

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‘Classic example of a complete disregard for employees’ basic rights’ (DOL)

It’s time for another wage and hour roundup—our regular collection of cases that remind HR managers that wage and hour violations are still prevalent—and expensive.

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Career Karma Caught Up with This Rude Commuter!

Have you ever wondered why good things happen to bad people? I know I have. It’s not something I’m particularly proud of, but I must admit that sometimes I scratch my head and wonder how someone with questionable character or who demonstrates unethical behavior seemingly ends up on top.

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