Archive for October, 2011

Finding a Labor Lawyer: Where Do I Start?

If you are involved in an employment law conflict, or need legal advice about an employment-related matter, it is highly recommended to contact an employment law attorney. Understanding when to hire or contact a labor lawyer can make the difference between getting justice and compensation for your lost time and hard work, and never receiving […]

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I Hate My Boss! What Can I Do?

Most of us have had a boss we hated for one reason or another—and now you are finding yourself in this predicament. Perhaps your boss is just plain mean, annoying, feels the need to disagree and argue with everything you say, or is simply not the brightest bulb in the box. For any of those […]

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U.S. Department of Labor Announces Smartphones Application

May 9, 2011 The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the launch of its first application for smartphones, a timesheet to help employees independently track the hours they work and determine the wages they are owed. Available in English and Spanish, users conveniently can track regular work hours, break time and any overtime hours for one […]

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Seasonal and Recreational Establishments

Section 13(a)(3) Exemption for Seasonal Amusement or Recreational Establishments Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) The FLSA requires that most employees in the United States be paid at least the federal minimum wage and overtime pay at time and one-half the regular rate of pay after 40 hours in a workweek. In addition, the […]

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Farmworkers

Agricultural Employers Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) This fact sheet provides general information concerning the application of the FLSA to agricultural employment. The FLSA is the federal law which sets minimum wage, overtime, recordkeeping, and child labor standards. Agriculture includes farming in all its branches when performed by a farmer or on a […]

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