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Houston case provides example of wage-and-hour violations

There are a number of regulations in place that are designed to protect workers in the United States. Some of these regulations were put forward with the intent of keeping the workplace safe; others with ensuring workers are fairly compensated.

Obama-era overtime rule's fate still up in the air

The legal status of a new federal overtime rule that was supposed to have taken effect on Dec. 1 of last year is still far from certain. Whether the rule, which would significantly increase the number of employees eligible for overtime pay, will ever take effect in its original form depends largely on the outcome of a federal court case and on the new Trump administration.

Empleados Que presentan quejas sobre pago de horas extras están protegidos contra represalias

Los empleados que hacen denuncias a sus supervisores con respecto a la insuficiencia de su empleador a pagar una compensación de horas extras son generalmente protegidos de las represalias, incluyendo la terminación. La ley federal establece que es ilegal despedir o discriminar a un empleado porque el empleado ha presentado una denuncia, ya sea verbal o escrita, sobre pago de horas extras Sin embargo, no todas las quejas crearán protección bajo la ley de horas extras.

Employees Who Make Complaints About Overtime Pay Are Protected From Retaliation

Employees who make complaints to their supervisors regarding their employer's failure to pay overtime compensation are generally protected from retaliation, including termination. Federal law makes it illegal to discharge or discriminate against an employee because the employee has filed a complaint, whether verbal or written, about overtime pay. However, not all complaints will create protection under the overtime law.

Trabajando desde casa después de horas

Los cambios de horas extraordinarias propuestas a la Ley de Normas Razonables de Trabajo calificarían aproximadamente 5 millones de empleados bajo el título de gerentes o de administración que son compensados por un salario añal, les daria la oportunidad de ser compensados ​​por su tiempo extra. Las empresas están empezando hacer cambios en sus políticas antes del cambio de la regla prevista. Por ejemplo, las horas extras se compone de cualquier trabajo realizado después de las cuarenta horas a la semana, incluyendo el tiempo tomado en leer y responder a mensajes de correo electrónico o responder llamadas telefónicas. Como resultado de ello, algunas compañías planean apagar servidores de correo electrónico o imponer políticas estrictas que prohíben hacer trabajo desde casa.

After Hours Work From Home

The proposed overtime changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act will qualify about 5 million employees under the title of managers or with administrators' duties who are on salary to be compensated for their overtime. Companies are beginning to make changes to their policies in advance of the anticipated rule change. For example, overtime consists of any work done after the standard forty hours a week, including time spent reading and responding to emails or answering phone calls after hours. As a result, some companies plan to turn off email servers or impose strict policies forbidding after hours work.

Departamento de Labor Demanda Compañía de Restaurante por Violaciónes de Propinas

La ley federal permite a los empleadores a reclamar un crédito de $5.12 por hora por empleados que reciben propinas. Sin embargo, la disposición debe cumplir con las directrices estrictas establecidas por el Departamento de Labor ("DOL"). Si el arreglo no cumple con los criterios del Departamento, la propina total de los empleados puede considerarse inválida y los empleados entonces se adeudarían por su salario mínimo.

Department of Labor Sues Restaurant Company for Tip Pool Violations

Federal law allows employers to claim a credit of $5.12 per hour for tipped employees. However, the arrangement must meet the strict guidelines set by the Department of Labor ("DOL"). If the arrangement does not meet all of the DOL's criteria, the tip pool can be deemed invalid and employees would then be owed for their unpaid minimum wages.

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