Wages & Hours: Law and Practice covers
all aspects of federal and state laws governing minimum wage, overtime, and
child labor standards. It focuses on the federal wage-hour statutory scheme,
including laws regulating work under government procurement contracts and
federally assisted projects, plus...
Wage and hour litigation is the fastest growing category
within employment law today. During the years 2003-2006 there were about 4,000
FLSA lawsuits filed. Now they are being filed at a rate of over 7,000 a year. A
Harris Interactive survey says that half of U.S. workers believe their
Recent reports have described more than one scenario in
which an employer violated the federal Fair Labor Standards Act because the
employer failed to recognize that non-exempt employees' hours worked over 40
were overtime ones. The employees had performed their work in...
In New York City, it is common for the owner of a residential
building to furnish the building's superintendent and the superintendent's
family with an apartment to live in, rent free. This practice raises
the question: In New York State, does an employer receive credit toward the minimum...
by Stephanie Amin-Giwner
Generally under the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA") an
employer must pay its employees overtime compensation of one and one-half times
the employee's regular rate of pay for hours worked in excess of forty hours
per week. 29 U.S.C. § 207(a)(1). This...