Posts by Brian Burget

FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT » Automatic deductions and collective actions

“Auto-deduct” policies and practices are becoming more and more commonplace. Often via a payroll software program, a set amount of time is automatically deducted from each hourly employee’s paycheck. The deduction reflects the amount of time the employee is required to take for breaks. In using auto-deduct programs, many employers also implement policies for overriding…

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