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Do Employers have to Pay Overtime on Holidays

Do Employers have to Pay Overtime on Holidays?   Under the California State Law, hours put in by employees during holidays, Saturdays, and Sundays are considered as any other normal working day. There is no law that requires employers to provide its employees with paid holidays, give its employees a day off on any holiday…
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September 13, 2017 0

Do Engineers Get Paid Overtime?

Do Engineers Get Paid Overtime?   According to the California state law, non-exempted employees who are 18 or older are obliged to receive overtime pay if they work more than 8 hours a day or 40 hours a week. There are numerous exemptions that are applied to overtime laws. Exempted employees don’t get paid overtime…
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September 13, 2017 0

What is FLSA Overtime

What is FLSA Overtime   The FLSA (Fair Labor Standards Act) contains the overtime provisions for employees working in the U.S. Under FLSA guidelines, all nonexempt employees are eligible to receive overtime compensation for all hours worked in excess of 40 hours per week at 1.5 times (not less) their regular pay rate.   The…
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September 12, 2017 0

How do You Legally Avoid Paying Overtime

How do You Legally Avoid Paying Overtime   There are many employees and employers who are completely unaware of how the concept of overtime works in California. While many employees feel like they should be paid overtime, there are cases when overtime laws do not really apply to them.   Here are a few instances…
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September 12, 2017 0

How to Report an Employer that Doesn’t Pay Overtime

How to Report an Employer that Doesn’t Pay Overtime   Overtime is the amount of time spent inside the office, doing office work for more time than is required. If you work in a place that has a 9-hour work day and you have to stay back and work for a few more hours or…
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September 12, 2017 0

Is Cobra Required by Law

Is Cobra Required by Law COBRA or the ‘Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985”, is basically a federal law which requires those employing 20 or more than 20 employees and offering healthcare benefits to provide the choice to continue coverage for individuals who could otherwise lose out on these benefits as a result of…
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July 17, 2017 0
How Many Hours is a Salaried Employee Required to Work - California Wage Law Attorney

How Many Hours is a Salaried Employee Required to Work

How Many Hours is a Salaried Employee Required to Work The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) does not actually limit the employers from asking salaried exempt workers to follow a specific schedule or to track the number of hours worked. As a matter of fact, the Department of Labor (DOL) states that employers could ask…
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July 17, 2017 0
Can an Employer Change an Employee from Salary to Hourly - California Wage Law Attorney

Can an Employer Change an Employee from Salary to Hourly

Can an Employer Change an Employee from Salary to Hourly In the United States of America, when the status of an employee is modified by the employer, it is advisable to prepare documentation that justifies the change (if needed by the U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division). It is the Fair Labor Standards…
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July 16, 2017 0

Can an Employee be Both Exempt and Nonexempt

Can an Employee be Both Exempt and Nonexempt According to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) regulations, an employer may classify an employee as either exempt or nonexempt, not both, basis the job or on the day. It is the “primary duty” of the employee that determines which status is applicable. As per the FLSA…
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July 15, 2017 0
Are Registered Nurses Exempt From Overtime - California Wage Law Attorney

Are Registered Nurses Exempt From Overtime?

Are Registered Nurses Exempt From Overtime? Under California State laws, the majority of the nurses are qualified to receive overtime pay. There are specific nurses that are involved in advanced practices that fall under the professional exemption. They include certified nurse anesthetists, certified nurse practitioners, and certified midwives. Professional exemption Just because a registered nurse…
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July 15, 2017 0