Travel time cases that center around what is/is not home-to-work travel can be very tricky and nuanced.  This is especially so when employees have to first meet at a staging

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I am a big student of the FLSA motor carrier exemption and have handled many such cases.  I often find that a big obstacle for the employer claiming the exemption

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There are many exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act and an interesting one, one that does not get a lot of attention or “play” is the domestic worker exemption. 

Continue Reading What Is A ‘Live-In’ Nanny For The FLSA Domestic Exemption? First Step-She Has To Live In The House

The new salary threshold for exempt employees is coming soon.  The current minimum level is $35,568 per year ($684 per week) and the proposal is to increase it to $55,068

Continue Reading How To Prepare For The New Salary Threshold For The White Collar Exemptions: Be Proactive!