From the Department of Labor
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Attendance on Demand
or Nonexempt: 3 Strategies to Ease Employee Reclassification
Changes to overtime rules beginning December 1, 2016 will qualify
millions of employees for overtime pay.As a result, employers will be determining which employees qualify as
exempt or nonexempt under the new rules.This white paper explores the options for reclassification and points
out some common classification errors employers should consider
Overtime is Okay: 5 Ways to Overcome the Time
the upcoming change in the minimum salary threshold for overtime exemption,
employers are presented with the opportunity to view overtime as a
cost-effective labor strategy.In order
to do so, they will need to overcome the stigma associated with time tracking.
New Overtime Rules: 5 Strategies to Lower Overtime Costs
increasing threshold for overtime has the potential for labor costs to
skyrocket.This make it more important
than ever for companies to have a strategy for controlling overtime costs.This paper examines five overtime strategies
that can help employers keep labor budgets manageable and effective.
Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) hinges on the concept of "hours
worked," not "hours paid." Meeting FLSA obligations (and
avoiding wage-and-hour litigation) requires employers to fully understand what
does and does not constitute hours worked, ensuring workers receive appropriate
pay for their employment. This paper explores key definitions, issues and
exceptions surrounding the concept of hours worked and how a time and
attendance system can help employers keep an accurate record of hours worked.
Rate vs. Overtime
Although commonly referred
to as "time and a half," the formula for calculating overtime is not
that simple. This primer explores overtime calculations by examining what the
Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) defines as a worker's "regular rate,"
how to calculate the "weighted average rate" if an employee works at
more than one regular rate, how to figure a regular rate for salaried or
commissioned employees, who is exempt from overtime and how a time and
attendance system can automate these calculations to ensure accuracy.