Employment Tip of the Month 04/14/2015Posted by Morse, Barnes-Brown Pendleton in Employment, Legal Developments, New Resources.
Tags: employers, fair labor standards act, Overtime Policy, safe harbor, salary, wage and hours
Last month’s Tip of the Month reminded employers that communicating and maintaining an overtime policy can minimize liability for unauthorized overtime hours. This month, we focus on a second way employers can protect against wage and hour liability: the inclusion of a payroll deductions policy to take advantage of the “safe harbor” protection against liability for misclassification of employees based on the failure to pay employees on a salary basis.
To read our full Tip of the Month, please visit our Massachusetts Employment Law blog.