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My employer deducts partial time off from my salary is this

My employer deducts partial time off from my salary is this legal.JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Virginia, Fairfax CountyJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: noJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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Question: If I hire a foreign live-in au pair on an H-2B

Question: If I hire a foreign live-in au pair on an H-2B visa, what am I legally required to pay said employee in accordance with federal labor and tax laws? (Form i-129, Part 5, #9 & 10)Details: My permanent resident wife and I (citizen) would like to hire my wife's half-sister as an au pair on an H2B visa. In filling out the application, I'm being asked what I'm going to pay the employee. We don't have and don't need a pre-arranged salary agreement. What's my best approach at filling out this part of the form?

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Second opinion] I have been working at a real estate firm

Second opinion] I have been working at a real estate firm for about 2 years verifying applications and occasionally working with the lawyers on case specifics. I make a salary for a 40 hour work week and have never been paid overtime. I recently had to stay very late a few days in a row with my managers to complete a state audit. In total, it was about 42 hours of work in 4 days. More if you include my superiors anticipating extra work in the coming week making me come in on Sunday to try and complete as much as we could.This was a document that I could not complete myself, and work from the necessary parties lagged behind its due date. We had to rush to complete it. With the audit complete I took a personal day that Friday. That following Monday, I asked to be compensated for my extra time. My superior obliged, but made it a point to say how he thought I was asking to "be compensated for work that should have been done in the office during the 4 weeks preceding the audit", and seemed insulted that I was asking after "taking the next day off and emailing me at 9am the following business morning with the details of hours worked". I'm wondering If I'm legally overstepping my boundaries, and even though I have a set salary am I entitled to any overtime compensation?

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I have been working at a real estate firm for about 2 years

I have been working at a real estate firm for about 2 years verifying applications and occasionally working with the lawyers on case specifics. I make a salary for a 40 hour work week and have never been paid overtime. I recently had to stay very late a few days in a row with my managers to complete a state audit. In total, it was about 42 hours of work in 4 days. More if you include my superiors anticipating extra work in the coming week making me come in on Sunday to try and complete as much as we could.This was a document that I could not complete myself, and work from the necessary parties lagged behind its due date. We had to rush to complete it. With the audit complete I took a personal day that Friday.That following Monday, I asked to be compensated for my extra time. My superior obliged, but made it a point to say how he thought I was asking to "be compensated for work that should have been done in the office during the 4 weeks preceding the audit", and seemed insulted that I was asking after "taking the next day off and emailing me at 9am the following business morning with the details of hours worked".I'm wondering If I'm legally overstepping my boundaries, and even though I have a set salary am I entitled to any overtime compensation?

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Is it legal for employers to pay double time to one

is it legal for employers to pay double time to one department after 58 hours; and another department after 72 hours?JA: You just pay a $5 deposit now and the rest only when you get a reply from the Employment Lawyer. All of this is 100% satisfaction guaranteed, so you can get a refund if you're not happy for any reason. Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: ohioJA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?Customer: full timeJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: been there 33 years

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I work for HVAC company and I am paid $27.50 per hour (more

I work for HVAC company and I am paid $27.50 per hour (more than 2.5 times more than the base rate. I am a tech and salesperson and I work more than 40hrs per week. I have a 6% commission on all sales that I write. and I am always on the field. Am I entitled for overtime

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I am structuring a 401K + profit sharing program for a CA

I am structuring a 401K + profit sharing program for a CA tech company with 50 full time employees. I would like to exclude our inside sales department from participation in the 401K. Currently the salesteam get's a base pay in the range of 25-35K and earns commissions in the range of 30-90K / yr. Commission is tied directly to the employees sales (ex $100 / new account). From my understanding the 401K adoption agreement can exclude commissions from profit sharing. However, It would be ideal to exclude the sales team entirely since there is a fixed overhead cost / employee. First, is there a way to make them 100% commission without running afoul of employment laws such as minimum wage, overtime, etc. And if so, is it legal to exclude employees that are 100% commission from the 401K plan ?

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What penalties would an employee face who whistle blows on

What penalties would an employee face who whistle blows on their employer who pays straight time for overtime under the table?JA: PayPal, Debitcard or credit card are all fine.Customer: What?JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Washington stateJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Not that I know ofJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: No

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I just typed in the entire thing and this popped up - do I

I just typed in the entire thing and this popped up - do I need to do the entire thing again or can you go in and see? :)JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: CAlifornia - ASn Diego county. SAn DiegoJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Yes - an ex employee is bringing suit for unpaid breaks.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: DO you have my original details? OK

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