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Top 10 Overtime Questions – Part II

If you have a broad practice of not paying overtime to employees, you may find your organization subject to a class action claim involving multiple employees, which can result in even bigger payouts. As an example, Wal-Mart recently agreed to settle nearly 65 federal and state class action lawsuits involving allegations of unpaid overtime and break time requirements for a reported $640 million.
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Top Ten Overtime Questions – Part 1 of 2

The requirement to pay employees overtime seems simple enough; once a nonexempt employee has worked 40 hours in a single workweek, each additional hour worked MUST be paid at time and one-half the regular rate of pay. Yet, many employers are confused about the mechanics of implementing the law, such as how overtime pay is calculated when a nonexempt employee is paid a salary or works two jobs.
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