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Mandatory Employee Handbook Policies – Part II


E. Jason Tremblay

E. Jason Tremblay

In light of the huge increase in wage and hour litigation under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and related state law, employers must clearly outline policies addressing wage and hour issues, such as timekeeping, overtime, lawful deductions for exempt employees and “safe harbor” rules. Building on my last article on mandatory handbook policies, this article highlights the mandatory policies addressing various wage and hour issues that, if properly drafted and followed, can reduce the threat of litigation and/or provide defenses to a company if it is involved in wage and hour litigation.

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