TSheets Blog

Joseph Patterson|January 10, 2019

The Fluctuating Workweek Factsheet

What it is, when to use it, and how to calculate itIf you’ve never heard of the fluctuating workweek, don’t feel bad. You’re not alone. It might sound like a week that floats around on your calendar like spring break, or a week that becomes longer or shorter depending on the month, like a leap […]

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Joseph Patterson|October 9, 2018

New Jersey Sick Time Laws Take Effect October 29 — Are You Ready?

TSheets accommodates new sick time accrual policy benefiting employers and employeesThese days, it seems like new employment laws are a frequent occurrence, with legislation ranging from fair workweek initiatives to predictive scheduling. Good or bad, such regulations typically come with their own laundry list of action steps, asking employers to accommodate the new requirements quickly, […]

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Myranda Mondry|October 3, 2018

Is the ‘New’ Overtime Rule Actually Rising From the Dead?

It’s officially October. It seems as though everywhere we turn, we’re bombarded by advertisements for pumpkin spice lattes, Halloween pop-up stores, and the ninth season of AMC’s “The Walking Dead.”And speaking of zombies, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime rule — the one that was initially proposed by the Obama administration back in May […]

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Joseph Patterson|July 24, 2018

Protect Yourself From Minimum Wage Violations

It’s been nine years since the minimum wage went up — here’s what employers need to knowThe other day, I was watching a Julia Roberts classic I hadn’t seen in a while: “Erin Brockovich.” If you haven’t seen it, the storyline basically revolves around the real-life Erin Brockovich, the legal clerk who took on the […]

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Joseph Patterson|November 16, 2017

What's Going On With Federal Overtime Laws? Check Out Our Legislation Timeline

Wondering what happened to the 2016 overtime rule? Want to brush up on your knowledge of state and federal overtime laws? Join our free webinar, in conjunction with CPA Academy, on November 30 at 10 a.m. (More details at the bottom of this timeline!)For anyone looking for a little background on the changes proposed in […]

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Joseph Patterson|October 19, 2017

The Nevada Overtime Law You Could Be Breaking — And What You Can Do to Comply

Employees in Nevada could be missing out on overtime pay because of a little-known labor law. That’s right: In the great state of Nevada, employers are required to pay overtime toEmployees who make $10.88 per hour, receive benefits, and work over eight hours in a 24-hour period.Employees who don’t receive benefits, whose time-and-a-half wages are […]

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Myranda Mondry|April 4, 2017

Do Overtime Rules Apply to Seasonal Employees?

With summer break just around the corner, many business owners are already looking to hire seasonal employees.If you’re one of them, you might be wondering…Does the Fair Labor Standards Act apply to seasonal employees?The answer is, well, yes and no.Section 13(a)(3) of the FLSA provides an exemption from the minimum wage and overtime provisions of […]

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Myranda Mondry|October 4, 2016

10 Most Expensive FLSA Overtime Lawsuits of 2016

2016 was a whopper when it came to FLSA wage and hours lawsuits. The top 10 overtime-related lawsuits alone amounted to $403,950,000. That’s the total fortune Brangelina (Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt) have amassed over their collective decades in the Hollywood spotlight (and now have to divide, since, well, they’re getting divorced). It’s the total […]

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Myranda Mondry|July 28, 2016

Think You Know The FLSA? Put Your Knowledge To The Test!

The FLSA can be a minefield of potential missteps for employers. We worked with wage and hours specialist Mark E. Tabakman of Fox Rothschild LLP, who has represented more than 200 clients on wage and hours matters, to create this quiz. Think you know the FLSA wage and hours provisions forward and back? Test your […]

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