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- Wage and Hour Traps for the Unwary. Eagle, Joan M. // Journal of Property Management;Mar/Apr99, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p94
Discusses legal issues regarding wages and employee benefits. Information on the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA); Basis for overtime pay; How to determine whether employees must be compensated for on-call time.
- When Hard Work Pays Off. Tahmincioglu, Eve // Working Mother;Apr2002, p14
Focuses on the enactment of the Fair Labor Standards Act in the U.S. Classification of employees exempted from receiving overtime pay; Grant of overtime pay to works involving inventories; Variations of law application between states.
- Employees have the right to invest their salary wherever they please. // India Today;2/16/2015, p1
The article presents questions and answers related to petition urging government giving opportunity to the employees to choose their gross salary including What is the significance of employee salary choice, its impact on formal labor force and other labor reforms.
- Labor Standards in Alternative Work Arrangements. Houseman, Susan N. // Labor Law Journal;Sep98, Vol. 49 Issue 7, p1135
This article stresses the need of having labor laws for workers in alternative arrangements in the U.S. Most statutes establishing labor standards in the U.S. are written with the traditional employee who used to be a full-time, permanent worker. However, 27 percent of the employed are...
- Overtime, and a Terrible Time. Lachnit, Carroll // Workforce;Oct2001, Vol. 80 Issue 10, p14
Comments on some of the issues faced by human resource (HR) professionals with regard to the categorization of employees as exempt and non-exempt. Common questions frequently asked by employees regarding the legal rights of exempt and non-exempt employees; Examples of cases where several...
- White Paper. Rogers, Andrew // Works Management;Sep1998, Vol. 51 Issue 9, p18
The article offers information on the Fairness at Work White Paper, an act which proposes major changes to the employment system in Great Britain. This program includes giving an employee the right to bring a union representative to a disciplinary hearing, setting the qualifying period of...
- Take home pay orders to protect aged care nurses. // Queensland Nurse;Jun2010, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p12
The article reports on the changes to the Fair Work Act that would strengthen the system of take home pay orders in Australia. It states that the changes enable take home pay orders to look for classes or groups of employees before their wages are reduced, and take variations to modern award. It...
- The Thirty-Hour Work Week. // America;4/22/1933, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p50
The author reflects on the wisdom of the Black bill and the thirty-hour work week. He states that although it aims to reduce unemployment, the bill will fail and deserves to fail as it is only a form of the "Share-the-work" plan. He concludes that this plan would mean the hiring of more workers,...
- Case round-up. Willmott, Ben // Personnel Today;4/29/2003, p14
Reports on the Great Britain court ruling on two cases involving unfair dismissal and wages of employees. Details of the cases; Complaints for unfair dismissal; Unlawfulness of rolled up rate of pay; Labor laws and policies.