Overtime Rule Changes Effective Soon

Major Changes to Overtime Rules Will Be Effective Soon Over the last year, Spirit HR has worked to keep you updated on the Department of Labor’s upcoming changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act’s overtime regulations. With the release of the final rules in late May and the effective date fast approaching, it is now time[…]

Q&A: Am I required to give hourly employees paid breaks in addition to lunch?

Q&A: Am I required to give hourly employees paid breaks in addition to lunch?   It might come as a surprise to some that federal law does not require meal time breaks or periodic rest breaks for employees. However, many states do require employers to offer meal and/or rest breaks. As far as federal law[…]

The Must-Have Recruitment Tool that Helps Small Businesses Compete for the Best Talent

The Must-Have Recruitment Tool that Helps Small Businesses Compete for the Best Talent As an employer, your success depends on many factors, but few have an impact as immediately evident as the people you employ. You know the quality of your employees can make or break your business, but if yours is a small or medium-sized[…]

New Overtime Rules Are Coming. Are You Ready?

New Overtime Rules Are Coming. Are You Ready? Expected to be released as early as July, the Department of Labor’s (DOL) changes to overtime exemption rules of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) will impact millions of employees across the nation who will now be eligible for overtime pay. For employers, this will mean much[…]