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Twelve Common Errors in Overtime Pay: Multiple Employers

Kevin D. Fitzpatrick, Jr. : March 22, 2012 1:26 pm  The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, record-keeping and youth employment standards for workers in the private Read More

Twelve Common Errors in Overtime Pay: Manipulation of the Tip Credit

Kevin D. Fitzpatrick, Jr. : March 25, 2012 1:29 pm  The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, record-keeping and youth employment standards for workers in the private Read More

De Minimis Work and Constructive Knowledge

Michael Caldwell : April 1, 2012 10:32 am  A recent Seventh Circuit case, Kellar v. Summit Seating Incorporated, addressed both de minimis overtime and the requirement that an employer know or Read More

Twelve Common Errors in Overtime Pay: Commission Only Pay Plans

Kevin D. Fitzpatrick, Jr. : April 2, 2012 1:31 pm  The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, record-keeping and youth employment standards for workers in the private Read More

E.D. New York Affirms that Legal Resident Status is Irrelevant to the FLSA

Charles R. Bridgers : April 9, 2012 10:58 am  In agreement with strong 11th Circuit (the U.S. Court of Appeals that covers Georgia) precedent,   the Court in Enriquez v. Cherry Read More

DOL Enforcement Actions in Atlanta Show Same Trends as in Georgia

Charles R. Bridgers : April 16, 2012 9:27 am  From a DOL press release:  “An ongoing enforcement initiative conducted by the U.S. Department of Labor focused on the restaurant industry in Massachusetts Read More

Auto-Deducting Breaks

Charles R. Bridgers : August 24, 2012 8:18 am  The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, record-keeping and youth employment standards for workers in the private sector Read More

Common Misperception: FLSA coverage requires 15 employees

Charles R. Bridgers : September 1, 2012 8:19 am  Some employers mistakenly believe that they must employ fifteen people before the overtime rules apply to them.  Coverage under other federal civil Read More

Tips Only Pay is Illegal

Charles R. Bridgers : September 10, 2012 8:22 am  Some employers hire employees (usually waiters, waitresses and/or exotic dancers) on a tips-only basis.  When challenged, they often attempt to label these Read More

Portal to Portal

Charles R. Bridgers : September 17, 2012 8:22 am  Some employers attempt to stop and start an employees’ work time throughout the day to correspond to the times when they are Read More

Retaliation Against Complaints of Improper Pay is Forbidden

Charles R. Bridgers : September 24, 2012 8:23 am  Some employees are reluctant to pursue their rights under the FLSA because they fear that the employer will retaliate by firing them Read More

Eleventh Circuit Issues Sweeping Opinion Clarifying FLSA Regarding: Undocumented Immigrants

Kevin D. Fitzpatrick, Jr. : March 18, 2013 10:30 am  On March 6, 2013, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit issued an opinion in the case of Lamonica, Read More

Eleventh Circuit Issues Sweeping Opinion Clarifying FLSA Regarding: Individual Liability of Supervisors and Managers

Kevin D. Fitzpatrick, Jr. : March 25, 2013 10:30 am  On March 6, 2013, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit issued an opinion in the case of Lamonica, Read More

Eleventh Circuit Issues Sweeping Opinion Clarifying FLSA Regarding: Salaried Workers and the Fluctuating Workweek

Kevin D. Fitzpatrick, Jr. : April 1, 2013 10:31 am  On March 6, 2013, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit issued an opinion in the case of Lamonica, Read More

Scantland v. Jeffrey Knight, Inc.

Charles R. Bridgers : August 13, 2013 7:24 am  The Fulton County Daily Report recently ran a detailed article on a recent Eleventh U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision on misclassification Read More

Nightclubs violated law by requiring workers to pay tabs of deadbeat customers, says top Minn. Court

Charles R. Bridgers : September 7, 2013 12:08 pm  Minnesota law protects nightclub workers who were forced to cover the tab for deadbeat customers who didn’t pay their bills or failed Read More

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