Overtime Pay: 80% of American Employees are Entitled. Are you?

Sklover Working Wisdom

And, by federal law, Melanie might even be entitled to double that amount, that is, $230,000. Still further, by federal law, Melanie might also be entitled to interest on what she was owed, attorneys fees and Court costs if she went to court. are entitled to time-and-one-half pay for any hours they put in over 40 in a week, by a federal law called the Fair Labor Standards Act, or “FLSA” for short. times the minimum wage. “I’ve got all the money I’ll ever need.

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6 Profitable Jobs in the Public Sector

Career Alley

The Federal Government employs numerous staff members to run its myriad state and local government affairs. To put that another way, the Federal government employed approximately 21,925 staff members for every 315,255 local residents. They offer better wages in comparison to similar private sector jobs at the same skill level/grade. In 2011, the National Average Wage Index stood at $42, 976. Public service attendants in large bustling cities earn quite decent wages.

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Highest Paying Jobs for Felons | Get a Second Chance


Some jobs offer lower wages, but there are some high paying jobs for felons. Swift Transportation, Shaffer Trucking, CR England, etc. Once you become experienced you will eventually get a higher wage. In some states, partial wages are also reimbursed.

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A Guide to Truck Driving and Delivery Jobs

Corn on the Job

A logbook ensures compliance with federal regulations that govern the rest and work periods for truck drivers. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

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Occupational Health Concerns: Realistic Work Safety Career Advice

Career Key

Filing a complaint with a city, state or federal agency, like OHSA or the EEOC (if your stress is being caused by a manager illegally discriminating against you.) Do you have occupational health or work safety concerns? Do you work in an unsafe workplace and wonder what to do about it?

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MEMO TO: New College Grads

Ms. Career Girl

We spend “left-over money” on technology gadgets, killer apps, insurance, transportation and recreation. Federal government jobs are located in all fifty states, not just Washington DC. Teachers make a reasonable wage and their careers bring job satisfaction every day.

my boss and her daughter want to move in with me, problem employee lashed out at me, and more

Ask A Manager

You can just say, “When I take public transportation or Uber to meetings at other sites, I’ve been covering that myself — but it occurred to me to ask if I should be expensing it.” Overtime pay is as much a part of your wages as your regular pay is, and it can’t be withheld for months on end. The federal government requires that all wages earned be paid on the regular payday for the pay period in which the work was performed. It’s five answers to five questions.

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Martin Luther King Day Special: Racism is alive and kicking.

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Martin Luther King Day Special: Racism is alive and kicking. Hello, McDonald's) Posted to: Diversity | Leadership January 18th, 2010 Del.icio.us Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook The All-Star Rodeo Challenge came to Madison, WI last weekend, and the farmer took me and my kids.

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short answer Sunday: seven short answers to seven short questions

Ask A Manager

When there is a company breaking the law, you are better off getting a lawyer before talking to local, state, or federal law enforcement. Imagine if the employee is partnered with someone on a night shift, and has children, and needs to transport the kids to daycare.

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