Beware titles in lieu of raises

October 2010
HR Specialist: Texas Employment Law;Oct2010, Vol. 5 Issue 10, p1
The article discusses the need for employers to be careful in changing job titles of employees for retention to forestall problems in separating exempt and nonexempt employees.


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