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Author Archives: Richard A. Howard, CMA, CPA

The overtime law is on hold for now – but be prepared for changes (access required)

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Earlier this year, the Department of Labor announced proposed rules under the Fair Labor Standards Act  that would change the way more millions of workers in the U.S. are paid for overtime. When employees work over 40 hours in a ...

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Mandated minimum wage increase is not the answer

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Our economy has changed, and pay has not recovered from the last recession. There are many reasons for this, but the reasons don’t matter to some leaders. They are tired of waiting and advocate legislating a minimum wage rate increase. ...

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