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Common Mistakes With HR Compliance: Staying Safe With Best Practices

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Sep 15, 2017 9:30:00 AM

For many employers and small business owners the possibility of an employee lawsuit is a major issue. Stay safe with HR best practices.

[This post was previously published in January 2017 and has been revised and updated]

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Topics: independent contractors, HR compliance, exempt employees, dol fsla, final rule, compliance mistakes

Exempt Vs Nonexempt And Overtime Pay

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Apr 27, 2017 10:52:04 PM

What appears to many employers as a simple way to determine who gets overtime pay can actually be quite complex. Determining employee classification correctly is critical.

Overtime pay compliance is a tricky issue for employers that is fraught with legal dangers. Add to this ongoing conflict between current and past federal administrations over the DOL's "Final Rule" and the prospect for clarity is not encouraging.

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Topics: california labor law, overtime pay, employee classification, employee lawsuits, DOL, fsla, exempt employees

Overtime Labor Law And The Fate Of The Final Rule

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Apr 13, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Employers are concerned about compliance with overtime rules, and rightly so. The so-called Final Rule is still on hold and no clear resolution is forthcoming.

Compliance is a critical issue for employers and the legal wranglings between current and past federal administrations over the DOL's "Final Rule" is distressing. Many employers have already opted to make the necessary changes to comply with the new rules even though this is not legally required... yet.

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Topics: HR best practices, HR compliance, overtime pay, exempt employees, dol fsla, final rule

Pending Fate Of The Final Rule And Your Payroll Management

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Feb 28, 2017 9:00:00 AM

The fate of the Department of Labor's Final Rule is still to be determined. The problem for employers is how to prepare now?

The Trump administration recently indicated that it was not favorable towards allowing former President Obama's expanded update of federal overtime pay rules. This was underscored by a court filing indicating that it may withdraw a White House appeal of a federal court's recent invalidation of the so-called Final Rule.

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Topics: payroll management, overtime pay, DOL, fsla, exempt employees, white collar

Overtime Pay, Exempt And Non-Exempt Employees

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Feb 21, 2017 9:00:00 AM

The Final Rule for overtime pay issued by the DOL under the previous administration is still in a legal holding pattern. But the old rules still apply for now - for now.

 

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Topics: overtime pay, hourly, payroll compliance, DOL, fsla, salary, exempt employees

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