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Overtime Attorneys

06

Apr2018
When you work overtime, it is likely not out of the goodness of your heart. It is either because your boss really needs the extra help or because you really need the extra money. In either instance, know that your time is not free, and that you are ... Read More
April 6, 2018DREW N. HERRMANN
Wages for Interns

16

Mar2018
According to the Atlanta Business Chronicle, the United States Department of Labor issued new guidelines in January of 2018 designed to provide guidance in determining whether students and interns working jobs at for-profit employers are employees entitled to... Read More
March 16, 2018DREW N. HERRMANN
Overtime Violations

02

Mar2018
On March 6, the United States Department Of Labor launched a pilot program for employers to self-audit and correct minimum wage and overtime violations that are covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act. The program is called the ... Read More
March 2, 2018DREW N. HERRMANN
Overtime Lawsuit_Panera Bread

01

Mar2018
According to the Washington Business Journal, employees of Panera Bread have filed a class-action lawsuit alleging that they were not paid for hours of overtime worked as Assistant Managers for the restaurant chain. Specifically, the employees are claiming ... Read More
March 1, 2018DREW N. HERRMANN
Overtime Exemptions

23

Jan2018
Overtime Exemption: Motor Carrier Act Under federal law, all employees are entitled to overtime pay unless exempt. We have previously covered some of the more commonly used overtime exemptions (article: Administrative Overtime Exemption; various overtime exemptions). In this article we are going to cover the commonly misapplied overtime exemption known ... Read More
January 23, 2018DREW N. HERRMANN
Illegal Tip Pool

04

Jan2018
**Warning:  If you are paid a direct wage of less than $7.25 per hour (i.e. as little as $2.13/hour) the new regulation discussed in this article does NOT apply to you – your employer cannot take your tips, deduct from your tips, require you to share tips in ... Read More
January 4, 2018DREW N. HERRMANN
Tip Laws

14

Dec2017
You may have heard that Trump’s Secretary of Labor has proposed a new regulation concerning the tip pool laws. Lots of commentary has been written concerning the new proposed regulation. With that comes the fake news; I have read several misleading headlines regarding the interpretation of the new regulation. Specifically, ... Read More
December 14, 2017DREW N. HERRMANN
Restaurant Tipping

29

Nov2017
Who gets my Tip? Tips on Restaurant Tipping Have you ever wondered if your waiter or waitress actually gets to keep the tip you gave? Rightfully so, many patrons assume that your waiter or waitress gets to keep the full amount of the tip; after all, federal law says that ... Read More
November 29, 2017DREW N. HERRMANN
Overtime Lawyers Texas

15

Nov2017
One of the most commonly misapplied exemptions from overtime is the Administrative Exemption. In my experience, lots of employers wrongly assume that their employees are exempt from overtime just because they pay them a salary or other non-hourly rate of pay. Overtime is more than just about being paid a ... Read More
November 15, 2017DREW N. HERRMANN
Overtime Work

31

Oct2017
Overused Overtime Exemptions Employers often attempt to illegally cloak their employees with overtime exemptions to avoid paying overtime in accordance with federal law. The most common overtime exemptions used by employers are the Executive Exemption and Administrative Exemption. This article will give a broad overview of the Executive Exemption and ... Read More
October 31, 2017DREW N. HERRMANN