In September 2023, several members of Congress introduced a new proposed bill regarding wage theft. Called The Wage Theft Prevention and Wage Recovery Act, this new law, if passed, would provide additional protection to employees, including those in South Carolina,... read more
Perhaps the better question is: Have you been misclassified by your South Carolina employer as exempt from being paid overtime? Unpaid overtime is an increasingly common complaint in South Carolina and across the county. I’ve written previously about some initial... read more
The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires that employers pay employees a minimum wage and an overtime premium of 1.5 times the regular hourly rate for all hours worked in excess of 40 hours. But how do you know if the FLSA’s protections apply to you, the... read more
Uber’s in the news yet again. This time, it’s Uber’s service in South Carolina that has spawned complications for the company. Since beginning service in this state in July 2014, Uber, a ridesharing company based in San Francisco, has continued to spread throughout... read more
The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is a complex federal law, and it affects millions of workers every single day. In essence, the FLSA requires statutorily-defined employers to pay employees the minimum wage for all hours worked and to pay employees time and a half... read more
It seems only fair that if you work long and hard, your paycheck should reflect it. However, more and more employers are paying their employees a salary, which is the same whether the employee works 40 or 45 hours. Is paying an employee a salary the trick to avoiding... read more
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