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I worked a complete 80 hours in a 2 week period. my time
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if an employee has punched in 1 minute or 2 early , here and there from a lunch break, why am I being found by NYS that I have to pay them retroactively for the 28 or 29 minutes they were punched out … read more
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I have a couple of questions I hope you can answer. First of all, I live in Arizona. My company installed a new time keeping system 3 months ago. When I clock-in for work it captures the time an hour … read more
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My employees punch in when they walk in the door, get coffee
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I am a Non Exempt employee for a large Medical group throughout
I am a Non Exempt employee for a large Medical group throughout LA & Orange county. Due to the time frame > I myself and my coworkers are afraid we won't be able to obtain the Info .as well as the … read more
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I am on intermittant FMLA for a cancer relapse. My supervisor and HR department had a punch clock installed in my ofice and I am to punch in and out at the beginning and end of each day (never had to … read more
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i would like to know if in the state of ct, an employer can force an hourly employee to punch out for lunch and after 15 minutes have passed punch in again. this employer automatically deducts one hal… read more
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