Tracking Employee Hours – 3 Quick Q&A’s

 Tracking Employee Hours – 3 Quick Q&A’s

Effective December 1st , the new overtime rule will result in many employers having to track work hours of those employees who are newly eligible for overtime.   For some, this is the first time they’ll be tracking hours and I’ve been getting some recurring questions...
Softening the News:  From Salaried to Hourly

Softening the News: From Salaried to Hourly

Q:  I’ve familiar with the new Overtime Rule that goes into effect Dec 1, and because I won’t be able to raise my administrative assistant’s salary to $47,476 in order for her to remain exempt from overtime, I have no choice but to reclassify her position as hourly....
How Will New Overtime Rule Affect You? Part 2

How Will New Overtime Rule Affect You? Part 2

Last week, I responded to a reader who wanted to know how the new overtime rules would affect him.  He manages a small staff in a small company and even though he works an average of 50 hours/week he’s exempt from overtime. His salary is $37,000.  According to the...
How Will New Overtime Rule Affect You?

How Will New Overtime Rule Affect You?

Q:  I manage an office in a small company and supervise a small staff of hourly employees.  My salary is $37,440 and between coming-in early to open, covering lunch breaks and making sure everything gets done, on average I work 50 hours a week. How is the new overtime...