What Is It, and Do You Qualify? Under the Fair Labor Standards Act, employers are required to pay employees minimum wage and overtime compensation if they work more than 40 hours per week. However, there are exceptions—types of employees that are exempt from those requirements. Most exceptions are made based […]
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Federal vs. State Anti-Discrimination Laws in Pennsylvania
How Our State Protects Workers in 2023 Both the state and the federal government have an interest in protecting workers from discrimination. While the federal government has several laws that prohibit discrimination based on various characteristics, some states go further with even stronger protections. Pennsylvania is one of those. What […]
What Is the Executive Exemption Under the FLSA?
And How Do You Know if You’re an “Executive”? Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), most US employees must be paid at least a minimum wage and overtime pay for all hours worked beyond 40 in a workweek. However, there are a number of exemptions that leave many employees […]
The FLSA Administrative Exemption: What Is It?
And Are You Being Misclassified? The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) establishes certain rules with regard to worker protections, including minimum wage and overtime pay standards for both government and private-sector employees. However, not all employees qualify for these protections. There are a number of exemptions, and one of those […]
What Does Retaliation in the Workplace Look Like?
Retaliation Can Be Subtle. Know the Signs. It is unlawful for your employer to retaliate against you for filing a complaint or engaging in other protected action, but it is unfortunately not unusual. It’s one of the most common reasons for filing a complaint with the US Equal Employment Opportunity […]