NEW OVERTIME RULES: READY OR NOT, HERE THEY COME (MAYBE)

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We posted last summer a series of articles on the new overtime rules.  With those rules now going into effect next month (or perhaps not – keep reading), a short summary seems like a timely exercise. Florida has no overtime law of its own.  So many local business owners may feel unconcerned.  That would be a mistake.  Federal rules apply … Read More

OVERTIME RULE CHANGES: WHAT DOES IT MEAN?

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It has been a couple of weeks since the Department of Labor finalized new rules for overtime compensation.  In our 24/7 news cycle, those changes stayed on the front pages for a couple of hours.  And yet, they will have repercussions for millions of employees and thousands of businesses. Impactful as those changes may be, most smaller businesses do not … Read More

BUSINESSES GROWING UP

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Knowing how much to pay your employees should be simple: hourly workers are paid time and a half for hours worked over 40; salaried employees are not.  Of course, it is not that simple.  Not all hourly employees are necessarily non-exempt (meaning they must be paid overtime) nor are all salaried ones exempt.  What is more, companies big enough to … Read More