With healthcare regulations constantly changing, it is vital to assess your risk under the Fair Labor Standards Act to ensure overtime pay for hourly or nonexempt employees is in compliance.
FLSA overtime lawsuits are on the rise and the top 10 settlements totaled approximately $180 million in 2017 related primarily to unpaid overtime and other areas such as unpaid wages, missed meal and rest breaks, off the clockwork, work without pay and minimum wage violation. The 2018 wage and hour class action private settlements totaled $253 million and included many of the same areas.
Withum’s experienced healthcare advisors will perform a FLSA Compliance Risk Checkup to guarantee the calculation of hours worked and the rate of pay is consistent with the FLSA guidelines for the calculation of overtime.
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