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The Fair Labor Standards Act: The New Federal Overtime Rules

[Source: Seigfreid, Bingham, Levy, Selzer & Gee, P.C., 2007; R-2013 | Keywords: Human Resources, FLSA, Wages] For the first time in decades, the U.S. Department of Labor has significantly changed the rules regarding overtime pay for millions of workers throughout almost every industry in the United States, including the employees of equipment dealers. The new rules,… Read More »

Little Things Cost a Lot — Wage and Hour Mistakes

[Author: Lesley Sifers, Tax Favored Benefits, Inc., 2011; R-2013 | Keywords: Human Resources, Wages] I have written about this topic several times, but it seems there are still many employers making serious mistakes in wage administration; mistakes that lead to hefty fines when a company is audited by the Department of Labor (DOL) or state and local… Read More »