Keyword Results: overtime

  1. Exempt vs Non-Exempt Employees

    All employees in the US fall into one of two categories: exempt or non-exempt. These terms can be a bit confusing for many folks, so in this brief article we'll explain exempt vs non-exempt status...
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  2. How to Troubleshoot Missing Overtime Hours

    Calculating overtime automatically is one of the biggest benefits of time clock software. If employee overtime hours are not displaying properly on timecards, there several possible explanations. In this article we'll cover the top 4 reasons...
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  3. Department of Labor Overtime Update Proposal

    In March 2019, the US Department of Labor (DOL) introduced a proposal that would entitle more than 1 million salaried employees nationwide to overtime compensation. This would be accomplished by increasing the existing salary overtime threshold...
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  4. California Makeup Time in Virtual TimeClock

    In the state of California, there is a section in the wage and hours law that allows employees to make up missed work hours without using vacation time and without the employer paying overtime, even...
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  5. 5 Ways to Prevent Unauthorized Overtime

    Virtual TimeClock provides many options for preventing unwanted and unauthorized overtime. Unwanted overtime is a concern for many businesses, and can be easily avoided with the proper company policies and the right time tracking software....
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  6. Judge Makes Final Decision on Overtime Final Rule

    2019 UPDATE: See our article on the latest DOL overtime proposal   A conclusion has finally been reached regarding the Overtime Final Rule, which was the Obama administration's attempt to dramatically change salaried worker overtime rules. The Overtime Final Rule was...
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  7. Complying with Sick Leave, Overtime & Lunch Laws

    A growing number of states and cities are creating new labor laws affecting employers and their workers. States with sick leave, overtime, or lunch laws include Arizona, California, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Oregon, Vermont, and Washington. Virtual TimeClock can help employers stay compliant...
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  8. Judge Blocks Overtime Law Affecting 4 Million Workers

    On Tuesday November 22, U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant of Texas granted the motion for a temporary injunction of the updated overtime law applied to salaried workers. This blocked the nationwide implementation of the law...
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  9. FLSA Changes and Tracking Salaried Worker Overtime

    On May 18, 2016, the Department of Labor announced an update to the Fair Labor Standard Act (FLSA). One major change requires employers to pay overtime for salaried employees earning less than $47,476 per year. This...
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  10. Limiting Total Employee Hours Worked

    Virtual TimeClock 16 adds a powerful new shift rule that allows you to limit the maximum hours an employee may work per week, pay period, or month. Configuring this rule will prevent a worker from...
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  11. Overtime & Minimum Wage Laws

    Our website has several resource pages that centralize helpful information for employers and businesses operating within the United States. These pages are updated periodically to reflect changes implemented by U.S. government as well as individual...
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  12. Avoid FLSA Violations: Understanding the Fair Labor Standards Act

    There are many things that employers regularly concern themselves with, including earning a profit, managing employees, keeping track of inventory, billing customers, paying vendors, controlling overhead costs, processing payroll, and the list goes on. While...
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  13. Setting Up California Overtime

    California has some very interesting overtime provisions that go beyond those required by the FLSA (Fair Labor Standards Act). Nonexempt employees that work more than 8 hours in any workday or more than 40 hours...
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  14. Tracking Flexi-Time

    Flexi-time in some parts of the world usually refers to accumulated overtime hours that an employee can build up and exchange for the equivalent amount of time off. Basically, you need to keep track of...
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  15. Does Paid Leave Count Towards Weekly Overtime?

    We often get asked if paid leave counts toward weekly overtime calculations. Well, that depends on whether you want it to or not. By default, any paid leave time (vacation, sick time, holidays, etc.) does...
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  16. Tracking Comp Time

    What is comp time? Comp (compensatory) time is an alternate way of rewarding overtime work. Instead of paying an hourly employee time-and-a-half for working extra hours, employers would give them an hour and a half...
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  17. Definition of Workweek

    All employees covered under FLSA (Fair Labor Standards Act) must receive overtime pay for hours worked over 40 in a workweek. So what defines a workweek? Well, the FLSA defines an employee's workweek as "a...
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  18. How To Control Overtime With Employee Time Clock Software

    Running a business is no easy matter. It takes a lot of time, effort, and resources, no matter what size the business happens to be. To some extent, all businesses have to deal with employees,...
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  19. Control Overtime With Employee Time Clock Software

    It takes a lot of time, effort, and resources to run a business, no matter what the size. To some extent, all businesses have to deal with employees, customer satisfaction, and expenses.  Of these, businesses...
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  20. Control Employee Overtime with Virtual TimeClock '11

    Virtual TimeClock '11 is now available. We've added powerful new clock in and out rules to the latest release of our employee time clock software that allow you to control unnecessary employee overtime by setting...
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