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Switching Employee Exempt Status

Common customer question #10: We will soon be switching several employees from exempt to non-exempt. For the most part we’d like to keep their yearly ...

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What to Expect if Your State or City Passes Paid Sick Leave

Common customer question #13: What should I expet if my state passes paid sick leave? While only five states and the District of Columbia have passed ...

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How Do I Know Which FLSA Rules Apply to My Company?

Common customer question #8: How do I know if the FLSA applies to my company? Is there any exception for small employers? The Fair Labor Standards Act...

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Do We Have to Pay an Employee for Work They Did While on Vacation?

Bonus customer question: A non-exempt employee has asked to be paid for the hour she spent checking work email while she was out on vacation. We didn’...

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When Exempt Status Is A Status Symbol

Employees who will be transitioned from an exempt to non-exempt classification because of the new FLSA overtime rules may resent the change in classif...

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What Should I Do When Someone Changes Their Legal name?

Common customer Question #6: What Should I Do When Someone Changes Their Legal Name? Great question! There are a few administrative considerations whe...

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Working with Summer Scheduling Challenges

With summer underway employees have more scheduling challenges than usual. Vacations, summertime child care concerns, and the desire to take advantage...

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What Does the FLSA Say About Clocking In and Out?

Common customer question #5 Does it violate the FLSA to require a salaried, exempt employee to clock in and out? No, it doesn’t violate the FLSA to ha...

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Which Employees Does the new FLSA rule affect?

Common customer question #4 Does the new FLSA rule affect all exempt employees? What about part-time employees? Effective December 1, 2016, the new ru...

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What Do We Do With Non-exempt Employees and Lunch Breaks?

Common customer question #2: Do we have to require our employees who are being switched from exempt to non-exempt to take their lunch breaks if they p...

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What Is the Difference Between an Exempt Employee and a Non-exempt Employee?

Common customer question #1: What is the difference between an exempt employee and a non-exempt employee? “Exempt” and “non-exempt” are employee class...

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What Do We Actually Do?

Here at Moulton & Hardin, we share a lot of Human Resources related content. If you don't work in the HR industry, odds are something like the HHS sel...