With daylight savings, your employees may start taking more time off to enjoy the great weather with their friends and family.
In response to workers' requests for more schedule flexibility, Nevada Senator James Settelmeyer (R-Gardnerville) has proposed a bill that would remove overtime provisions for employees who work more than eight hours a day.
A total of 71 law enforcement officers in Chesterfield County, Virginia, recently filed a law suit alleging they were not properly compensated for overtime hours, according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
A bill that would give payroll tax breaks to Nevada employers who hire unemployed workers has been proposed by Assemblyman Steven Brooks (D-Las Vegas).
Underground utility contractor Arizona Pipeline has agreed to pay $750,000 in overtime back wages after an investigation by the Department of Labor.
According to the Government Accountability Office, employee benefits and compensation claims made up almost 80 percent of the U.S. Postal Service (USPS)'s total costs for the last fiscal year, contributing to a record loss of $8.5 billion.
A recent survey by the Manufacturers' Association of South Central Pennsylvania has found that 48 percent of the midstate's largest manufacturers offer overtime to employees who are legally exempt from it, according to Central Penn Business.
Company executives are always looking for ways to cut costs and maximize efficiency and productivity, especially in the present economic climate.
The Department of Labor has ordered clothing company Levi Strauss to pay employees $1,011,413 in overtime back wages after finding that the company had violated portions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Lieutenant Benjamin Quinones was recently fired from his job as a member of the Connecticut Valley Hospital police force after evidence of payroll fraud was uncovered, according to the Hartford Courant.