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More Employees Might Soon Be Eligible for Overtime Pay
More Employees Might Soon Be Eligible for Overtime Pay

The U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) proposed a new regulation earlier this month that would make approximately one million more American workers eligible to receive overtime pay. Overtime is typically calculated at time and one-half a worker’s regular rate of pay. ...

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    Sometimes businesses undervalue and overlook a critical aspect of their success: their employees. Some business owners view employees as easily ...

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  • Four Simple Ways to Reduce the Pay Gap

    A few weeks ago, we recognized Equal Pay Day, the day of the year many women have to work until to earn the same amount their male counterparts earned ...

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