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Exempt vs. non-exempt as defined by the FLSA

The US federal law, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) has been enacted for establishing the following:

  • Minimum wage
  • Overtime pay eligibility
  • Recordkeeping
  • Child labor standards.
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Human Resources Training

Dealing with substance abuse at the workplace

That substance abuse is a serious issue and menace at the US workplace needs no iteration, if one takes a look at these disturbing statistics compiled by the National Drug Free Workplace Alliance (NDWA) for five years from 2008 suggest: 779 more words

Human Resources Training

Understanding payroll fraud and preventing it

Payroll fraud is a matter of serious concern to the people affected by it, the organization in which it happens, and to the economy overall. It is estimated that payroll fraud is involved in around an eighth of all workplace frauds and makes up about a twelfth of all occupational frauds worldwide. 502 more words

Human Resources Training

Ways of understanding and eradicating bullying

There is no gainsaying the fact that bullying at the workplace is a very harsh and wicked way of degrading a colleague. It is a very uncivilized form of harassment at the workplace and is a serious deterrent to a healthy relationship at the professional level. 645 more words

Human Resources Training

Sick Leave and Employer Perceptions

Where I live (in Australia) we are very fortunate to have an entitlement that many people in the world still don’t have, paid sick days. The entitlement is 10 paid days per year for full time employees. 680 more words

Employee Loyalty

HR Advisors of the Future

We had a fabulous 2 days in Wellington last week exploring what the next generation of being an HR Advisor will really look like. Angela Atkins presented on what she thinks the 3 trends are going to be that make an HR Advisor 2.0, but she also took lots of notes from the other presenters. 571 more words

HR Leadership