19 May, 2016

Labor Department Finalizes New Overtime Pay Rule

By | May 19th, 2016|Overtime Pay|

On May 16, the U.S. Labor Department announced it had finalized new overtime compensation rules. By raising the income threshold at which employees are eligible for paid overtime, the agency estimates that approximately 4.2 [...]

22 September, 2015

Call Center Employees’ “Off-the-Clock” Wages Can Really Add Up

By | September 22nd, 2015|Overtime Pay|

In recent years, many call center employees have said, "enough is enough" and filed  lawsuits against employers that are forcing or encouraging them to work off-the-clock. A number of class action lawsuits have been [...]

9 September, 2014

Want to Work 80 Hours and Only Be Paid for 40? An Update on our Fight Against Wage Theft

By | September 9th, 2014|Overtime Pay|

This weekend I shared a New York Times article on Baron and Budd's Facebook page. The article was about wage theft, an illegal practice that is described as a theft of wage, or pay, [...]

19 March, 2014

More On President Obama’s Initiative to Help Ensure a Fair Day’s Pay for a Fair Day’s Work

By | March 19th, 2014|Overtime Pay|

I am in full support of President Obama's new initiative to ensure a fair day's pay for a fair day's work here at Baron and Budd. Here's why. Currently, salaried workers who make more [...]

24 September, 2012

Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Sunbelt Rentals, Inc. for Failure to Pay Overtime Wages

By | September 24th, 2012|Overtime Pay|

A class action lawsuit was filed on September 19, 2012 in federal court in Dallas, Texas alleging that Sunbelt Rentals, Inc. failed to pay its employees overtime wages for all hours worked. The two lead [...]

28 June, 2012

Employers Still Violating Overtime Wage Laws – 74 Years and Counting

By | June 28th, 2012|Overtime Pay|

Even though the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA") was passed in 1938, violations of this law that require the payment of overtime wages, in addition to other protections for workers, continues to be violated 74 [...]

2 May, 2012

How Do Commissions and Salaries Affect Overtime Pay?

By | May 2nd, 2012|Overtime Pay|

EDITORS NOTE: This is the second of two blog posts concerning the rights some salaried workers have to receiving overtime compensation. Part one explained the common misconception associated with those who are entitled to [...]

18 November, 2011

When Work Doesn’t Pay

By | November 18th, 2011|Overtime Pay|

So, you got the job. Now you are ready for all the perks and nuisances that come with full time employment. You can finally get that cracked tooth fixed, you can add at least a [...]