#2 Business Pitfall to Avoid: Not Paying Required Travel Time

#2 Business Pitfall to Avoid: Not Paying Required Travel Time

If your remote, hourly employees travel from job site to job site and you don’t pay travel time, we need to have a talk. You may be unaware that this travel time is required pay by the U.S. Department of Labor.  According to its website, “Time spent...
Speed Up Payday with Hassle-free, Automated Drive Time & Mileage

Speed Up Payday with Hassle-free, Automated Drive Time & Mileage

You look at the scattered piles of employee handwritten timesheets on your desk and panic begins to set in.  You have to get payroll turned in tomorrow.  The law requires that these employees be paid for their travel time, but tracking it all is a logistical...
Surprise Announcement About New FLSA Rule

Surprise Announcement About New FLSA Rule

June of this year we posted about the new overtime rule in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) that was scheduled to take effect on December 1. The new rule would have impacted more than 4.2 million Americans by raising the exempt salary threshold to $47,476.  In a...

New Overtime Rules – Don’t Panic

The Department of Labor is affecting business owners in a big way.  We are privileged to have this detailed explanation from Matt Lapointe, a business lawyer with Wetherington Hamilton, P.A. in downtown Tampa, www.whhlaw.com.  Matt advises business owners on...