In most instances, employees who receive training outside of a normal workweek have to be given overtime pay for the training period. There is an exception, however, and it’s a big one if you hire workers whose first language isn’t English.
On the heels of stepped-up Labor Dept. audits, Congress introduced a bill to punish employers that misclassify workers and, as a result, fail to pay legally mandated overtime.
Huddle with Payroll to make sure you don’t commit this almost-unknown federal pay violation.
In the latest decision, a federal court sharply disagrees with the U.S. Labor Dept.’s definition of “clothing.”