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Who is entitled to overtime pay?

By | June 10th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Presently, under the Federal Law, workers are entitled to overtime pay after 40 hours of work in a week, unless they fall into one of many exceptions, which are interpreted narrowly.  The exceptions are numerous, but they can be broadly categorized as follows: Highly compensated professionals, executives, and administrators Computer professionals Executives, Administratives, Professionals Salespeople [...]

Unpaid internships: legal or not?

By | March 30th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Up until recently, the common practice was not to pay the interns.  This practice is not so common anymore.  Generally, employers should pay student interns at least the minimum wage, unless she is a learner/trainee.  The U.S. Department of Labor set forth six factors that should be considered when determining whether the student-intern is a [...]