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How Much Can An Employer Take From a Final Paycheck?

By Ilona Demenina Anderson Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), employers of non-exempt employees are subject to numerous requirements regarding wages and hours worked. But there is a lot more to the FLSA, including what types of deductions such employers may make from an employee’s paycheck, even when it comes to the final paycheck. For [..]

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FLSA Exemptions Explained

By Ilona Demenina Anderson The FLSA is the federal law that protects most employees from employers who might try to take advantage of them. But the law does make a distinction between non-exempt and exempt employees, which is a very important distinction to keep in mind, since non-exempt employees are covered by FLSA rules and exempt [..]

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Which Employees Are Covered Under the FLSA? Nearly Everyone!

By Ilona Demenina Anderson The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) sets forth a set of standards regarding overtime pay, minimum wage, youth employment, and recordkeeping in both the private and public sectors. Workers who are nonexempt are covered under standards establishing a minimum wage of no less than $7.25 per hour. These guidelines also stipulate that [..]

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The FLSA: Who’s Really Exempt?

By Ilona Demenina Anderson The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is a federal law that is designed to protect workers nationwide. There are a number of provisions in the FLSA, covering a number of areas. For example, the FLSA defines the 40-hour work week and what constitutes overtime; it establishes the minimum wages and who qualifies [..]

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Do You Have a Workplace Harassment or Wrongful Termination Case?

By Ilona Demenina Anderson  You may be considering whether or not you have a claim for workplace harassment against an employer who has made your work experience unpleasant. As always when it comes to the law, it depends. Of course, everyone should be able to work in an environment that is fair, full of opportunity and [..]

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The FLSA Protects You from Employer Retaliation

By Ilona Demenina Anderson The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is the body of laws that serves to establish work standards that make the workplace a little fairer, by protecting workers from exploitation by their employers. The FLSA contains provisions regarding the minimum wage, overtime compensation and even whistleblower protection. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage [..]

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