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Movie Theaters are exempt from federal overtime laws
The federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) exempts employees of motion picture theaters from the FLSA's overtime requirements. 29 USC 213(b)(27) . Ohio's overtime laws incorporate the FLSA's exemptio... applies to All States

Your Job Title Does Not Determine Whether You Are Exempt from Overtime Compensation
California courts and the Department of Labor have repeatedly held that an employee's title doesn't determine whether he or she should be exempt from receiving overtime compensation. In other words, j... applies to California

Illinois State Overtime Law
This page is article is devoted to Illinois law. It presumes you have a basic knowledge of the Federal Law. But for more information on the Federal Overtime Law please visit our FLSA page at http://ww... applies to Illinois

Outside Sales Employees Exemption from Overtime and Minimum Wage
Section 213(a)(1) of the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA") exempts outside sales employees from its minimum wage and overtime requirements. The employer has the burden of proving the outside sales exe... applies to All States

Overtime pay for On Call Time
Federal overtime law addresses whether "on call" time is considered "hours worked". It states: An employee who is required to remain on call on the employer's premises or so close thereto that he cann... applies to All States

The Work Week
The workweek is a fixed and regularly recurring period of seven consecutive 24-hour periods. The employer sets the workweek. It can begin on any day and at any hour of the day. An employer may use a w... applies to All States

Commissioned retail or service sales exemption to overtime payment
Employment by a retail or service establishment Employees of a retail or service establishment are exempt from overtime if: their regular rate of pay is at least one and one-half times the federal min... applies to All States

Exempt or Nonexempt: Do You Receive Overtime Pay?
When it comes to the idea of overtime pay, most think that only the laborer, manufacturer or other "blue collar" worker is eligible to receive overtime, not the professional, executive, supervisor or ... applies to California

List of Employment Law FAQs
Non-competition Severance pay Retaliation Sexual harassment Family leave Discrimination Wrongfully accused Overtime Tax Issues in Settlements Healthy Families Act Smoke free workplace Ohio non-compete... applies to All States

Overtime exemption for Computer Professionals
Computer professionals may be exempt from overtime and minimum wage as professional employees , so long as they are paid $455 a week or more on a salaried basis and meet the other requirements of the ... applies to All States

Minimum Wage and Overtime Exemptions
The Fair Labor Standards Act (the "FLSA") excludes individuals from coverage and exempts others from overtime and/or the minimume wage. The FLSA excludes individuals in the definition of "employee" in... applies to All States

Regular Rate of Pay for Calculating Overtime Pay
Overtime is calculated based on the employee’s actual, or “regular rate” of pay. The regular rate of pay includes not only the normal hourly rate, but all compensation for employment paid to, or... applies to All States

Overtime Wages When Carrying and Using a Pager or Cell Phone After-hours for Your Employer
Employees are often asked to carry a pager or cell phone after regular work hours to respond to customer calls or emergencies. Sometimes, the employee is not compensated for the time spent carrying th... applies to All States

Exemptions for Executive, Professional, Administrative Employees
Section 213(a)(1) of the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA") exempts executives, administrators and professionals from its minimum wage and overtime requirements. Test for Executive, Professional and Ad... applies to All States

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Akron Community & Government The complete online guide to the Akron area, with accomodations, real estate, business and location information. AttorneysDelivered.com Search our professionally scree... applies to Nebraska

Hours Worked Under the Fair Labor Standards Act for calculating Overtime
The amount of overtime owed to an employee is the Regular Rate multiplied by the number of Hours Worked during a Workweek . This Article covers Hours Worked. Hours worked includes all time during whic... applies to All States

Florida wrongful discharge law
Florida law does not recognize a “wrongful termination” or "wrongful discharge" claim, at least by that name. Florida is an at-will state, which means that an employer may fire, demote, hire, prom... applies to Florida

Discovery Plans for Employment Litigation
A court’s Rules of Civil Procedure (its “Civil Rules”) empower the parties to gather evidence, including that in the control of opposing parties and reluctant witnesses. The Civil Rules do this ... applies to All States

Whistleblower Protection for Safety Complaints in Ohio
Ohio Employees can make legally protected complaints about unsafe work conditions to their employers and to the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA). OSHA specifically prohibits employ... applies to Ohio

The Role of Contracts in Employment Law
Contracts play a central role in employment law. The most basic employment arrangement, at-will employment, is purely contractual in nature. Floyd v. DuBois Soap Co. (1942), 139 Ohio St. 520, 530-531,... applies to All States

How to Value Claims for Severance Negotiations
This article describes a process for employment lawyers to use to place a value on a severance pay offer. It involves identifying claims, identifying the damages associated with those claims, discount... applies to All States

Work from Home Registered Nurse exempt from overtime pay
January 21, 2020 Under the Fair Labor Standards Act a registered nurse consultant worked from home, rarely interacted with her supervisors, applied her employer’s clinical guidelines while analyzing... applies to New York

CVS sued in Texas for overtime violations!
CVS Pharmacy, Inc ., one of the country's largest retailers, has been sued in Texas by a Sales Associate for overtime violations under the FLSA. Mr. Zahid Khan, represented by Attorney Salar Ali Ahmed... applies to Connecticut

Is My Employer Required to Give Me Meal or Break Time?
Enter your article here The general answer, under Federal law, is no. However some states have their own rest or lunch break statutes for employees, which as of the posting of this blog, include: Cali... applies to All States

Should I Be Getting Paid Overtime as a Salaried Employee?
Enter your article here On many occasions, employees come to me who are working dozens of hours for their employers, but are not getting paid overtime. I ask them why and the response is , I'm salarie... applies to All States

Tipped Employees Under the Fair Labor Standards Act
Enter your article here In many instances these days, employees are coming to my office with questions about tips, what hourly rate an employee who gets tips must be paid and whether an employer may r... applies to All States

What is considered a wrongful termination in Ohio?
We are often asked by individuals and other attorneys, what is considered a " wrongful termination " in Ohio. The term "wrongful termination" really includes a wide variety of unla... applies to Ohio

Change in Employer Wage Notification Requirements
Effective April 9, 2011 the New York Wage Theft Protection Act of 2010 has substantially modified the existing wage notification requirements under New York Labor Law Section 195. Under prior law, an ... applies to New York

Dont Let Your Employer Misclassify You As An Independent Contractor
Enter your article here The Federal Government and President Obama have announced that they with the IRS will be cracking down on enforcement of employers that misclassify their employees as 1099 inde... applies to All States

Is an Intern Supposed to Get Paid?
Enter your article here Many times a student intern is working for an employer without getting paid for the hours worked. In addition, when the intern is not paid as an employee, they are also not ent... applies to All States

Five Facts About Pregnancy Discrimination
Pregnancy discrimination means treating someone unfavorably because of pregnancy, childbirth, or a pregnancy-related medical condition. It can also include retaliation for taking paid family leave . F... applies to All States

6 Reasons California Workers Should Celebrate
For the past few years, there have been some disappointments for workers when it comes to their rights and their protection. Fortunately, where federal law fails, California has taken strides to ensur... applies to California

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