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North Plainfield | 07060The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) regulates wages and hours in the workplace. It establishes a minimum wage and regulates overtime pay, record-keeping, and youth employment. The FLSA applies to employment in the private sector and to employment in federal, state, and local governments. Under the act, a workweek is 40 hours and federal minimum wage is $7.25 per hour (at July 24, 2009). The FLSA does not require an employer to offer vacation time, sick leave, or pay raises. Local and state wage and hour laws may also apply. Speak to a seasoned wage and overtime dispute lawyer, such as Vince Maverick, to discuss all your options when dealing with a overtime & wage dispute. He has assisted many families and individuals in North Plainfield and throughout Middlesex County, NJ. According to some states' laws, employers must pay tipped employees at least minimum wage or must pay a higher minimum wage for tipped employees than required by federal law. The FLSA requires that employers pay employees at least minimum wage and overtime pay equal to one-half of the employee's regular pay rate for hours that exceed a 40-hour workweek. However, FLSA regulations of minimum wage and overtime pay does not apply to exempt workers, including executives, administrative employees, professionals, computer specialists, and outside sales people. The professional exemption applies if the worker: performs work that requires advanced knowledge, such as work that is predominately intellectual and requires the use of discretion and judgment; has advanced knowledge in the field of learning or science, including the fields of law, medicine, theology, accounting, actuarial computation, engineering, architecture, teaching, and various types of physical, chemical, and biological sciences, and pharmacy; has acquired advanced knowledge through a prolonged course of specialized intellectual instruction; receives a salary of at least $455 per week; and more. Other exempt workers include those employed by a seasonal or recreational business, causal babysitters, and newspaper delivery workers. If traveling is part of the job, the employer must pay for the time the employee spends commuting during the workday to conduct business for the company. This may include time spent visiting clients to make sales, but does not include the time an employee spends commuting to the workplace. An employer may have to compensate an employee for time spent traveling on a business trip if wage and hour laws apply based on the length of the trip and when the traveling occurs. The wage and overtime dispute attorneys at Maverick & Peters, LLC are ready to answer your questions and discuss your options. Residents of North Plainfield NJ can greatly benefit from their sound advice. Contact them today. Covered nonexempt workers are entitled to a minimum wage of not less than federal minimum hourly rate. Overtime pay at a rate of not less than one and one-half times their regular rates of pay is required after 40 hours of work in a workweek. While FLSA does set basic minimum wage and overtime pay standards and regulates the employment of minors, there are a number of employment practices which FLSA does not regulate. For example, FLSA does not require: vacation, holiday, severance, or sick pay; meal or rest periods, holidays off, or vacations; premium pay for weekend or holiday work; pay raises or fringe benefits; and a discharge notice, reason for discharge, or immediate payment of final wages to terminated employees. FLSA does not limit the number of hours in a day or days in a week an employee may be required or scheduled to work, including overtime hours, if the employee is at least 16 years old. The FLSA provides for the employment of certain individuals at wage rates below the statutory minimum. Also included are individuals whose earning or productive capacity is impaired by a physical or mental disability, including those related to age or injury, for the work to be performed. Employment at less than the minimum wage is authorized to prevent curtailment of opportunities for employment. Such employment is permitted only under certificates issued by Wage-Hour. The seasoned wage and overtime dispute attorneys at Maverick & Peters, LLC are ready to step in to provide families & individuals with strong advice and aggressive representation to defend your rights in North Plainfield and throughout Middlesex County NJ. Wage & Overtime Disputes Lawyers serving South Plainfield, Avenel, Bound Brook, Clark, Colonia, Dunellen, Edison, Fanwood, Fords, Green Brook, Iselin, Metuchen, Middlesex, North Plainfield, Piscataway, Plainfield, Rahway, Scotch Plains, South Bound Brook, Warren, Woodbridge, and throughout Middlesex County.
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