Federal overtime pay provisions are part of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Unless exempt, employees covered by the FLSA must be paid at a time-and-a-half rate for time worked over 40 hours in a work week. Under current law, workers who are salaried, earn at least $35,568 annually ($684 per week), and work in a bona fide executive, administrative, or professional capacity are exempt, meaning they are not entitled to overtime pay. The...read more
On March 15, 2023, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals issued its opinion of first impression in Higgins v. Bayada Home Health Care, Inc., Case No.: 21-3286, ___ F.4th ___ (Mar. 15, 2023), affirming the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania decision granting summary judgment in favor of Bayada Home Health Care, Inc. (“Bayada”). The issue in this case was whether Bayada’s practice of docking accrued paid time off...read more
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