Tips to Avoid Wage and Hour Lawsuits

Tips to Avoid Wage and Hour Lawsuits

Owning a business that has employees comes with the risk of a lawsuits that are associated with all of your employee’s wages. Wage and hour lawsuits have been more prevalent in recent years, making it even more important to ensure that you and your business are covered. Keep these tips in mind to help lower your chances of being involved in a wage or hour lawsuit.

  • Keep track and document all hours that are worked. There are many technologies that are available that help to keep track of employee’s hours. Investing in one of these technologies can help to ensure that you do not have to waste money on an expensive lawsuit.
  • Make sure all employees are properly classified. Review new rules and regulations that surround employee classification to ensure that they are properly classified as “exempt” or “non-exempt.”
  • Use different resources. Many insurance providers offer risk management resources, such as tools, websites, and helpline that are available to help ensure that you are following all wage and hour rules.

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