Are You at Risk for an “Electronic Overtime” Lawsuit? : AMEX

Whoa!   Important read on potential problem with labor law violations.   Small business need-to-know and news-to-watch.   Human resources management

Excerpt:   Smartphones, tablets, laptops and universal connectivity let employees work anywhere, anytime. They also allow employers to violate wage-and-hour laws, often without realizing it, sometimes leading to lawsuits seeking pay for “electronic overtime.”The problem arises when employees who are paid hourly take phones and BlackBerrys and the like home with them and then work more than a regular 40-hour week—but aren’t paid for the extra hours

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