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Wage and Hour Answer Book, 2018 Edition

Wage and Hour Answer Book, 2018 Edition

By Littler Mendelson, P.C.
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Overview

The Wage and Hour Answer Book, 2018 Edition provides guidance that will save you valuable time and help you stay in compliance, including:

  • Real-world, detailed examples that simplify complicated overtime pay, hours worked, and other calculations
  • Tips and precautions to help you avoid non-compliance
  • Insightful discussions of gray and evolving areas so you can intelligently plan for the future
  • Fully up-to-date citations to controlling regulations and case law
  • And more!

Wage and Hour Answer Book, 2018 Edition gives you authoritative, plain-English explanations of how and when the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and other wage and hour laws govern the employer-employee relationship, and what may happen when violations occur.

Previous Edition: Wage and Hour Answer Book, 2017 Edition ISBN 9781454871156

Last Updated 10/26/2017
Product Line Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S.
ISBN 9781454883616
SKU 10045013-0002
Table of Contents

1. Introduction and Overview of the Fair Labor Standards Act and Amendments

  • Coverage
  • Administration
  • Minimum Wage Rates
  • Overtime Pay
  • Recordkeeping
  • Posting
  • Child Labor
  • Enforcement

2. Determining Coverage Under the Fair Labor Standards Act

  • Covered Employees
  • Employer-Employee Relationship
  • Joint Employment Relationship

3. Minimum Wage Issues

  • Uniforms
  • Tip Credits
  • Deductions from Wages
  • State Minimum Wage

4.White-Collar Exempt Employees

  • Executives
  • Administrative Exemption
  • Professionals
  • Computer Employees
  • Public Sector Employees Who Are Executives, Administrators, or Professionals
  • Outside Salespersons
  • General Concepts

5. Other Exemptions from Minimum Wage and Overtime Pay

  • Completely Exempt Employees
  • Partially Exempt Employees
  • Exempt Minors
  • Recordkeeping for Exempt Employees

6. Computation of Hours Worked

  • Hours Worked Defined
  • Incidental Activities
  • Training Time
  • Sleeping Time
  • Volunteer Work
  • Waiting Time or On-Call Time
  • Travel Time
  • Special Public Employee Issues
  • Exercise Time

7. Overtime Pay

  • Basic Overtime Obligation
  • The Workweek
  • The Regular Rate
  • The Regular Rate Exclusions
  • Effect of Bonuses, Job Rate, Day Rate, Piece Rate, Commissions, or Fluctuating Workweek Salary on Calculating the Regular Rate
  • Use of Two or More Wage Rates
  • Effect of Premium Pay on the Regular Rate
  • Basic Rate as an Alternative to Weekly Calculation of the Regular Rate
  • Trading Hours of Work
  • Compensatory Time Off
  • Belo Contracts
  • Partial Overtime Exemptions
  • Collective Bargaining and Overtime
  • Miscellaneous
  • State Law

8. Employer's Recordkeeping Obligations

  • General Information Required
  • Recording Time Worked
  • Specific Information Required
  • Time for Maintaining Records

9. Child Labor Restrictions Under the FLSA

  • Employers Subject to Federal Child Labor Laws
  • Minimum Ages for Employment and Restrictions on Hours of Work
  • Hazardous Duties Outside of Agriculture
  • Hazardous Duties in Agriculture
  • Age Certificates
  • Child Regulations Relating to Public Contractors
  • Penalties

10. Alternatives for FLSA Compliance

  • Strategies for Attaining FLSA Compliance
  • Compliance Alternatives
  • White-Collar Exemptions
  • Reduced Hourly Wage Rate

11. Government Contracts

  • Walsh-Healey Public Contracts Act
  • McNamara-O’Hara Service Contract Act
  • Davis-Bacon Act
  • Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act
  • Copeland Anti-Kickback Act

12. Litigation and Defense Issues: Portal to Portal Act

  • General Application
  • Statute of Limitations
  • Employer Defenses
  • Liquidated Damages

13. Investigations by the Wage and Hour Division

  • The Complaint
  • The Investigation

14. Penalties for Violations of the FLSA

  • Recovery of Unpaid Wages and Liquidated Damages
  • Civil Money Penalties
  • Injunctive Relief
  • Action by More Than One Plaintiff
  • Criminal Penalties
  • Manager of Business as Employer
  • Prohibition of Retaliation Against Employees
  • Punitive Damages
  • Hot Goods

15. Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act

  • General Concepts
  • Employer Obligations
  • FLC Registration
  • Common Mistakes
  • Miscellaneous Additional Provisions

APPENDIX A: General Information and Publications

APPENDIX B: Fair Labor Standards Act

APPENDIX C: White-Collar Regulations

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