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Are Your Timekeeping Practices Legal?

by Nancy Owen, PHR Did you know that the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires you to keep track of your non-exempt employee’s hours – regardless of whether you pay them on a salary or hourly basis and regardless of … Continue reading

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It’s “What’s Up? Wednesday”. Time to talk about VACATION PAY FOR TERMINATED EMPLOYEES . . .

You asked:  Do we have to pay employees for their unused vacation if they quit? Alex answers: In order to answer this, we need to ask you a few questions. First, in which state is your business located? I ask … Continue reading

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It’s “What’s Up? Wednesday”. Time to talk about AFTER-HOURS TRAINING . . .

You asked:  “We are about to schedule a CPR and First Aid class for our employees. It will be after regular working hours. Do we need to pay employees for this time? If so, does this time count toward overtime?” … Continue reading

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It’s “What’s Up? Wednesday”. Time to talk about wage deductions . . .

You asked:  “In the past, employees have quit without notice and have not returned their name badge or company property. In addition, they have owed the company for purchases, property damage or insurance premiums. Can we hold their final paycheck … Continue reading

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It’s “What’s Up? Wednesday”. Time to answer your question about COMPANY UNIFORMS . . .

You asked: “Our company is considering requiring ‘uniforms’ (polo shirts with company logo) for all our employees. Can you tell me if we can deduct the cost of uniforms from employee paychecks, or does the company have to pay for … Continue reading

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