Tag: Overtime

Clock and calendar representing overtime
April 18, 2023
Last month, US Senator Sherrod Brown introduced the Restoring Overtime Pay Act of 2023 (“ROP Act”) in Congress, a bill that seeks to increase the exempt salary threshold, thereby providing overtime protections to many more employees who are currently classified as exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). If passed, the bill would update the FLSA, which was first enacted in 1938 and has not been significantly amended with respect to minimum wage and overtime exemptions since 2004.
July 6, 2021
California employers know that overtime premiums are costly, and employers often ask us if there is a way to legally avoid paying overtime to non-exempt employees. There is potentially—and it involves the adoption of Alternative Workweek Schedule (“AWS”).