As an employee, you should understand that your employer is not required by law to pay for your rest periods. Federal law does not require an employee to be provided with breaks or rest. However, as an employer, you may decide to offer payment for breaks to your staff at your discretion.
When a worker exceeds 40 hours per week, in principle, each additional hour must be paid at 1.5 times what one earns for their regular hours, as established by the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA). English:...
Wage theft is any strategy or ruse that results in an employer not paying an employee the money that corresponds to him as he pays for the work he has done.
Those who have been employed in the hotel industry know that work there is not simple, but rather a rather demanding job. A person in charge of the cleaning or housekeeping service , for example, is responsible for about...
Working outdoors is full of advantages: the employee enjoys good weather during the spring and autumn, if working at height has access to panoramic views and usually has the ability to handle himself more freely than those who work...
Large US companies, such as FedEx, Target, Macy's, UPS, Best Buy and Amazon, are hiring temporary employees for the so-called Holiday Season, which includes Thanksgiving or Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Christmas and New Year. For example, Macy's is hiring 85,000...
In the United States, many workers in restaurants , bars and hotels receive a good part of their income in tips from customers. Some think that this system, not so common in other countries, guarantees that service workers will...
What is it that we are not seeing? What is it that we have accepted without realizing it? It could be this: nothing less than the systematic theft of our right to go to court and obtain justice against...
The payment of overtime is one of the fundamental rights of most workers in the United States. This was established by the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA). An employee who works more than 40 hours a...
As we explained in the previous article, the Fair Labor Standards Act ( FLSA ) establishes rules for the minimum wage, employment of minors, payment of overtime and pregnancy, which apply to both time workers complete ( full-time )...