Common Employment Law Mistakes for Small, Start-Up and Growing Companies
A new appeals court ruling illustrates that an employer that pays a salary to an employee who is classified as exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) should also ensure that the employee agrees the salary covers...more
The salaried exemptions remain an actively litigated area in employment litigation. In order to be exempt from overtime and related regulations governing timekeeping and meal and rest periods, it’s not enough that an...more
Over the past decade, employers have faced a continuing stream of claims alleging that employees have been misclassified as exempt from overtime compensation rules, as well as state laws regarding meal periods and rest...more
Originally published in the Orange County Lawyer magazine - June issue, Vol. 54 No. 6 (pages 12-13).
All California employers must comply with a multitude of wage and hour laws that go well beyond setting minimum wages...more
In our last blog post in this series on the “Anatomy of a DOL Audit,” we discussed tips for conducting an effective internal wage and hour audit. Now we consider some key issues to evaluate during that process....more
In Harriel v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., No. 11-2510 (MLC), 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 97527, (D.N.J. July 13, 2012), the District Court of New Jersey denied the plaintiff’s motion for conditional certification as an FLSA collective...more