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I worked a complete 80 hours in a 2 week period. my time
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if you are an hourly employee, and you punch in and out each
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I work for a public utility company in Alabama. We have employed about 110 employees. In our main office there is approximately 26 employees. The other employees work in another office across the stre… read more
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Was just wondering if it is legal to have commission only paid employees to punch in and out if they are not paid an hourly wage,and to dock them $50.00 if they forget to punch in and out. Also if an … read more
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Hometown buffet (chain of restaurants) is stealing money from
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If the hospital rules are if you punch out early, you get docked
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I currently work for a restaurant corporation as a cook. The place I work for just opened in Dec 2008. Because of low numbers, the GM had to reduce everyones hours. I''ve noticed on clocking out a few… read more
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