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Are exempt employees eligible for overtime (OT) pay? HR Professionals should all be up-to-date with revised Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) measures.  For example, it’s imperative to know which white-collar employees are eligible for overtime pay. You would think the rules would clarify everything, but lawsuits surrounding this matter are popping up and actually on… Read more »

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It appears that the Obama Administration and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have made a policy decision to rescind the 2007 “No Match Rule.” Under this rule, the Social Security administration (SSA) would have been required to notify employers who report earnings for at least ten employees whose names do not match their Social… Read more »

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One thing every H.R. professional can count on is change! This time, the I-9 process is changing, which we all know, is critical to our businesses. On April 3, 2009, we will be required to use the 2009 version of the I-9. Unlike previous I-9 rules, expired documents will no longer be acceptable for proof… Read more »

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Most employees are seeing or are going to see a bit more on their paychecks no later than the April 1, 2009, payroll period.  Due to the Making Work Pay Credit, a provision of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, most employees will see an increase in their paychecks between $8.00 and $13.00… Read more »