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Do I Qualify for Overtime Wages in Florida?

Do I Qualify for Overtime Wages in Florida?

When you think of “overtime wages,” you generally think of time-and-a-half or one and one-half times your regular hourly wage for each hour worked over a traditional 40-hour work week. In 1938, the Department of Labor’s Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) established this...
Independent Contractor or Employee? Getting It Right

Independent Contractor or Employee? Getting It Right

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) contains various wage and hour protections including minimum wage and overtime provisions. However, entitlement to such protections depends upon one being an “employee” versus an “independent contractor.” The...
Proper Wages and Compensation of Tipped Employees

Proper Wages and Compensation of Tipped Employees

By virtue of Florida’s tourism industry, hospitality employees make up one of the most significant portions of the state’s workforce. Where you see hotels, restaurants, bars, night clubs and casinos, you will find hourly-paid employees who rely heavily on tips for...