Ernest M. Malaspina

Ernest M. Malaspina

Hopkins & Carley

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Another Wage and Hour Trap - The Effect of Bonuses Upon an Employee's Regular Rate of Pay

We often focus on wage and hour issues in our Advisories because the rules are technical and often counter-intuitive, leading many employers to make mistakes. When those mistakes are combined with the provisions in the Labor...more

9/28/2015 - Labor Code Non-Exempt Employees Unpaid Overtime Wage and Hour

Department of Labor Proposes New Regulations Regarding Federal Overtime Exemptions

On July 1, 2015, the Department of Labor issued proposed regulations concerning the so-called “white collar” exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The proposed regulations have received a great deal of...more

7/14/2015 - DOL Exempt-Employees FLSA Minimum Salary Non-Exempt Employees Over-Time Unpaid Overtime Wage and Hour White-Collar Exemptions

Two Good Reasons to Keep Your Company's Job Descriptions Current and Accurate

Job descriptions often fall to the bottom of the human resource “to do” list. An audit of almost any company’s job descriptions will reveal job descriptions that are outdated, vague and carried forward from the company’s...more

6/1/2015 - ADA Essential Functions Exempt-Employees Hiring & Firing Job Descriptions Misclassification Non-Exempt Employees Reasonable Accommodation Wage and Hour

"Make-Up" Time is Attractive to Employees and Employers, but is Easily Misused Creating Risk for the Employer

We wrote recently about "comp time" as an attractive but risky alternative to overtime for non-exempt employees. "Make-up" time falls into the same risky category. Employees often like to make up missed time instead of...more

4/24/2015 - Employer Liability Issues Employment Policies Non-Exempt Employees Wage and Hour

Remember to Calculate Overtime Pay Based on Your Employees' "Regular Rate of Pay"

When a non-exempt employee is entitled to overtime compensation, the hourly rate of pay from which the overtime compensation is calculated is known as the employee's "regular rate of pay." If an employee subject to...more

7/8/2014 - Non-Exempt Employees Over-Time Unpaid Overtime Wage and Hour Wages

2013 Employment Law Update - New Developments in Employment Law 2013

In this update: - 2013 Schedule of Seminars - Wage & Hour - New Laws Impacting Hiring Practices - Discrimination & Harassment - Developing Law Regarding Employer Arbitration Agreements - Employer...more

1/4/2013 - Affordable Care Act Arbitration Agreements Background Checks Brinker Discrimination Hiring & Firing Minimum Wage Non-Exempt Employees Pregnancy Discrimination See's Candy Shops Social Media Policy Wage and Hour Wage Theft Prevention Act Wages

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