Tag Archives: Non-exempt Employees

Off-Duty Emails May Be Compensable (or Not)

Overtime
After living with the reality of after-hours work emails, texts and cell phone calls for so many years, no one should be surprised that the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) (29 U.S.C. § 201 et seq.) requires employers to pay non-exempt employees for all overtime hours worked – including any overtime spent emailing, texting or … Continue reading this entry

The Importance of Tracking Employee Time — Simple Practices to Avoid Big Headaches

Employers must keep track of hours worked by hourly, non-exempt employees. Any timekeeping method is permitted, as long as it is complete and accurate. The need to track hours might appear obvious at first, but in reality, this simple rule is not always easy to follow. For example, when hourly employees are out in the … Continue reading this entry