FLSA – Suffer & Permit Overtime

Hey, Dustin Pascall again with Simon Pascall PLLC with our video tip of the week again. Today we’re going to talk about the concept of suffer and permit under the Fair Labor Standards Act, especially when it comes to overtime compensation, overtime hours worked. Suffer and permit, you can think of it in terms of require and/or allow. If an employer requires an employee to work overtime hours, that employer must pay the employee overtime compensation at the rate of time and one half of their regular hourly rate if they are a nonexempt employee. That’s an easy one, people Read more

Exempt v. Non-Exempt Status

Hello, Dustin Paschal here with Simon Paschal, PLLC for our weekly video tip. And today, we’re going to talk about some words or that I think are misunderstood by a lot of employers and a lot of HR professionals and they have very specific meanings, so want to touch on them. Those words are non-exempt and exempt, and why they matter is it comes into play for overtime purposes. And non-exempt means that the employee is not exempt from the overtime requirements, meaning if the employee works more than 40 hours in a work week, they’ve got to receive time Read more

The FLSA White Collar Exemptions (Executive, Professional, Administrative)

Hello everyone. Paul Simon here, with The Law Firm of Simon Paschal. On a previous video, we talked about, exempt versus nonexempt, as it relates to the overtime laws. But, today what we’re going to talk about is the white color exemptions. Now these are three exemptions. Basically, the most common exemptions that you’ll find out there in the employment world. So, those three exemptions, are the executive, the administrative, and the professional. And, we’re just going to kind of highlight the main requirements of each of these exemptions. But, understand that there’s a lot of nuances and intricacies. So, Read more