Work & The Law

Overtime Exemption for Administrative Employees Narrowed

The First Circuit Court of Appeals has issued a ruling narrowing the overtime exemption for administrative employees, providing greater overtime rights for administrative workers.” United States Court of Appeals, For the First Circuit SUMMARY: (court decision – opens in PDF) “Compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (‘FLSA’) overtime pay requirements is critical to ensuring worker protections. Before us, Appellant,

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Overtime Wages – Medical Transportation

You may be owed overtime compensation if you are a driver for a non-emergency medical transportation company in Massachusetts. Many companies in Massachusetts hire workers to drive individuals to non-emergency medical appointments and to various clinics throughout the state, but often classify these individuals as independent contractors in order to avoid paying overtime. In all likelihood, this is illegal. If

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Unpaid Overtime: Salary Alone Is Not Enough

Do you not get paid overtime because your employer pays you a salary? One of the most common misconceptions that I come across are employees who think they are not entitled to be paid overtime because they are paid on a salary. Stated simply; salary alone is not enough to exempt you from overtime. In order for your employer to

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Overtime Exemption for Administrative Employees Narrowed

The First Circuit Court of Appeals has issued a ruling narrowing the overtime exemption for administrative employees, providing greater overtime rights for administrative workers.” United States Court of Appeals, For the First Circuit SUMMARY: (court decision – opens in PDF) “Compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (‘FLSA’) overtime pay requirements is critical to ensuring worker protections. Before us, Appellant,

Read More »

Overtime Wages – Medical Transportation

You may be owed overtime compensation if you are a driver for a non-emergency medical transportation company in Massachusetts. Many companies in Massachusetts hire workers to drive individuals to non-emergency medical appointments and to various clinics throughout the state, but often classify these individuals as independent contractors in order to avoid paying overtime. In all likelihood, this is illegal. If

Read More »

Unpaid Overtime: Salary Alone Is Not Enough

Do you not get paid overtime because your employer pays you a salary? One of the most common misconceptions that I come across are employees who think they are not entitled to be paid overtime because they are paid on a salary. Stated simply; salary alone is not enough to exempt you from overtime. In order for your employer to

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