Halloween Parties at Work: A Trick or a Treat?

/cdklawyers.com// 10/28/2010 Some employers host office parties to celebrate Halloween.  These parties can boost morale and encourage camaraderie among employees.  But, to avoid legal exposure, an employer should consider taking some precautions. First and foremost, an employer should never force an employee to participate in a Halloween celebration.  Second, an employer should establish guidelines for […]

FLSA’s Requirements for the Executive Employee Exemption

/cdklawyers.com// 06/16/2010 One federal employment law applies to most employers—the Fair Labor Standards Act.  Among other things, the FLSA establishes standards for overtime pay.  Under the FLSA, an employee is entitled to receive overtime pay at the rate of one and one-half of the employee’s regular rate of pay for time worked in excess of […]