DOL Extends FLSA Protection to Home Care Aides

By | October 2nd, 2013 | General » Leave a comment

An estimated 2 million Americans will start seeing bigger paychecks in 2015. Under the Fair Labor Standard Act, employers are required to pay employees minimum wage for hours worked up to 40 hours/week and time and half (overtime) for every hour worked over 40 hours/week. Two exemptions to this rule applicable to domestic services employment […]

Pitfalls of Unpaid Internships: Why Employers Should Pay Interns.

By | April 26th, 2013 | General » Leave a comment

The history of internships began centuries ago when medical students were required to observe doctors at work in order to gain practical knowledge. Over the last few decades, internships have been used in almost all industries. Most often, interns are college students and are hired during the summer months. In the United States, only about […]

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