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We have exempt and nonexempt employees on salary. If the
We have exempt and nonexempt employees on salary. If the salary is based on a 45 hour work week here in Michigan, and the employee works 45 hours, are they entitled to 1.5 times their hourly rate for … read more
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I work private institution in Colorado. I was placed on salary shortly after hire. Now we have been informed that we are still on salary, but pay is based on actual hours worked, PTO is based on hours… read more
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Hello, i was employed with a consultancy firm back in 2010.
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I am a salaried employee in the state of Iowa. I work a 7-4
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I am an exempt salaried employee in California and the company I work for switched from paying us every other week to bimonthly. I have always been paid for 80 hours for a 2 week pay period. Now they … read more
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