Tag: overtime

Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

The First Circuit Takes a Deeper Look into Employee Exemption Decisions

January 25, 2023

Via: JD Supra

On January 11, 2023, the First Circuit (the federal Court of Appeals covering MA, RI, NH, ME and Puerto Rico) issued its decision in Walsh v. Unitil Service Corp., which scrutinized an employer’s evaluation of whether its employees qualified as […]

Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Fluctuating Workweek May Apply to Those Who Work Overtime

August 19, 2020


Bed Bath & Beyond could use the fluctuating-workweek compensation method to comply with overtime compensation requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) even though workers almost always worked more than 40 hours in a workweek, the 2nd U.S. Circuit […]

Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Exemptions From Minimum Wage & Overtime Rules

August 13, 2020

Via: Fit Small Business

Employers are legally required to pay a certain minimum wage to their employees, $7.25 an hour to comply with federal laws. In addition, employers need to pay overtime (at least 1.5% of the regular pay rate, or “time and a […]

Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Nervous About the New DOL Overtime Rules? 4 Steps to Implement Cultural Change

October 5, 2016

Via: Entrepreneur

At the end of this year, new rules from the U.S. Department of Labor go into effect to provide overtime protection to 4.2 million salaried workers — providing an estimated $47,476 for a full-year-round worker. While some companies won’t feel […]

Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Lawyer who reviewed 13,000 documents in two months isn’t entitled to overtime pay, judge rules

January 4, 2016

Via: ABA Journal

A lawyer doing document review work for Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan isn’t entitled to overtime pay because he was using legal judgment, a federal judge has ruled. U.S. District Judge Ronnie Abrams of Manhattan ruled on Dec. 30 in […]