Tag: salary-exempt

Wage and Hour Laws

23

Aug2018
The United States Department of Labor recently announced a fine against Sea Island Acquisitions LLC because the company violated several important elements of the Fair Labor Standards Act. In a statement issued by the Department of Labor, a ... Read More
August 23, 2018Herrmann Law
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
Overtime Law for Commission

08

Sep2017
This post is a part two to a previous post we did for employees in sales known as the overtime exemption for outside sales employees. In this blog, I am going to look at another common overtime exemption for employees working in sales called the Commissioned Sales Employee ... Read More
September 8, 2017DREW N. HERRMANN
Wage Lawyer | Overtime Lawyer | Labor and Employment Lawyer

06

Dec2016
By now, many people have heard that the new overtime rule has been halted. The new overtime rule was set to increase the yearly salary threshold from $23,660 to $47,476. In other words, if your salary was less than $47,476, you would have been entitled to overtime pay. ... Read More
December 6, 2016DREW N. HERRMANN
Overtime Pay

28

Sep2016
As a general rule, all employees are required to receive overtime pay at a rate of one and one-half their regular rate of pay for hours worked over 40 in a week. I get a lot of inquires from ... Read More
September 28, 2016DREW N. HERRMANN