HR Sneak Peek: Top 10 Wage and Hour Errors
Most wage and hour complaints are for failure to pay overtime because the employee was wrongly classified. Other frequent complaints are: working an employee off the clock; changing an employee time record to avoid paying overtime; failure to give required breaks and lunch periods according to state or federal law requirements; and failure to pay accurately at termination.
TOP 10 WAGE AND HOUR ERRORS
1. Assuming that all employees paid a salary are not due overtime.
2. Improperly applying an exemption.
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