Tag Archives: overtime

Employee or Independent? A Word of Warning for All Employers (Especially in North Carolina)

by Nancy Owen, PHR and Laura Pokrzywa Though the issue is one of concern for all organizations, employers in North Carolina should be especially concerned regarding misclassification of an employee as an independent contractor. According to the Internal Revenue Service … Continue reading

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How to Calculate Overtime Pay Correctly

by Jim Spencer As Lady Gaga found out the hard way, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is cracking down on employers who fail to pay their employees overtime in accordance with state and/or federal law. Her personal assistant sued … Continue reading

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It’s “What’s Up? Wednesday”. Time to answer your question about HOLIDAY PAY requirements…

You asked: [this is the second part of last week’s reader question] “If any overtime is to be honored and it occurred on a holiday, is there any requirement as to “double time”?” The answer: In order to answer that, … Continue reading

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