When Is An Employee Exempt From The Overtime Provisions Of Federal Wage & Hour Law?

Employers and employees have many misperceptions regarding who may be covered by the overtime pay requirements of federal wage & hour law1. For example, an oft-cited misperception is that office workers are not covered (i.e. exempt from eligibility for overtime compensation), but that manual laborers are covered. In fact, sometimes office workers are exempt and […]

U.S. Department Of Labor Adopts New Wage & Hour Rules Applicable To Interns

Students looking to explore a career interest or to gain experience have long been willing to provide their services as unpaid interns in situations in which the students either cannot locate a paid position or are able to make financial ends meet while working in an unpaid position. In recent years, prospective employers have begun […]