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PTO (Hourly employee) and starting a new job

On January 7th, 2019, I am starting a new job. However, before this happened, I had already booked time off from December 21st, 2018 until January 4th, 2019. The company I work for does not have a ...
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How does changing an employee from salary to hourly benefit an employer?

I am what the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) considers a "learned professional" and I meet all 3 of the requirements for being exempt (annual salary). For those who don't know, the FLSA sets the ...
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Employer is misrepresenting the actual dates worked, but not the total hours - is anything untoward going on?

I hold an hourly position where I work 40 hours per week across three days (2x 14 hour days and 1x 12 hour day). If I work overtime (over 40hr per week) I do get overtime pay, but my state does not ...
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Should hourly employees be compensated for work events?

My friend works for a company that employs some hourly and some salary employees. They are going to be having a semi-optional (people are strongly encouraged to go) team-building work event in which ...
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Hourly employees - are 'pre-work' activities being unfairly ignored as time worked?

A friend of mine recently started working as an hourly non-exempt employee for the first time in his life. He shared with me his frustration after two weeks on the job that, as a salaried worker, ...
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Offered to move from an hourly employee to salaried employee [closed]

My supervisor asked me to convert my compensation from an hourly employee to a salaried one. I am in dilemma if I should accept this or not. I am an IT professional and overseeing a fairly large ...
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Negotiate for higher salary at the end of a contract period

I'm about to start a contract-to-hire position at a new company. During the four-month contract period, I will technically be an employee of the recruiting agency who found me for the position at an ...
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Salary Compensation Practices

Currently, I work for a company that gave me a written letter of offer (a few months ago) that stated expressly: You will be eligible to receive the following beginning on your first day: ...
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Rate negotiations with a 3rd party recruiter

I am working with a 3rd party Recruiter who tells me their client sets the rate I can be paid, is that true? I always thought it's the client that pays the recruiter, then recruiter sets the rate for ...
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Does it look bad if I leave early as an hourly employee?

I'm an hourly employee who works 40 hour weeks at a small office. Yesterday I left early (About 40 minutes) because I just wasn't being productive anymore. As an hourly employee, I get paid based on ...
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Reporting Time Ethically

I started my job approx. 3 months ago. I went through a temp agency who I get paid through. The company I work at is responsible for confirming my hours. I was told by my supervisor there that I can ...