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Overtime and travel

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Regular positions are full- or part-time positions at the university that have regularly scheduled hours and are not temporary or on-call. Regular positions can be nine month or twelve month positions and must be paid based on their appointment; i.e. nine-month employees cannot be paid over a twelve month period unless contractual for an exempt employee. Temporary positions are used for various reasons to include interim vacancies, employee absences, seasonal needs, academic year needs, or short-term support needs. Temporary employees may be assigned to one temporary position or may fill consecutive short term and/or part time ...
designed to dissuade or prevent employers from forcing their employees to work excessively long hours. These laws may take into account other considerations than the humanitarian, such as increasing the overall level of employment in the economy. One common approach to regulating overtime is to require employers to pay workers at a higher hourly rate for overtime work. Companies may choose to pay workers higher overtime pay even if not obliged to do so by law, particularly if they believe that they face a backward bending supply curve of labour . Overtime pay rates can cause workers to work longer hours than they would at a flat ...
Museum Scientist -
Notes: This is a full-time, career position. Schedule of hours is Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Overtime and travel may be required. Essential Functions: Collect plant material, isolate fungi, bacteria and fungal~like species associated with oaks and maintain these species in a catalogued culture collection. Curate and catalog materials. Tag and appropriately locate and house specimens and materials. Develop and maintain species/specimen database. Conduct computerized analysis of data. Prepare outlines and reports of experiments. Prepare collection brochures and materials. Prepare indices of available literature ... market research, surveys and trends
Landrieu tells AEDF luncheon that he will announce $67 million in ...
Mayor Mitch Landrieu will announce $67 million in cuts next week to offset a New Orleans budget deficit of the same amount. Landrieu, who spoke at the Algiers Economic Development Foundation's annual luncheon Wednesday at English Turn Country Club, said the cuts are necessary for the city's financial stability. City officials have already slashed nearly half of the deficit with deep cuts at the New Orleans Police Department, limits on hiring, overtime and travel, and eliminating and rewriting some contracts. "Some of you will lose your jobs, some of you will call your council members, but we have to do it, " ... market research, surveys and trends


Cutting $100 Million
The Duke Administrative Reform Team working is working behind the scenes to cut Duke's budget while maintaining its mission. Cutting $100 Million A look inside the DART process By Paul Grantham Monday, June 7, 2010 print | Durham, NC -- The change represents more of a cultural shift for Trinity College of Arts & Sciences than a financial one. Last year, a business manager and four support staff in different Trinity departments within the Friedl Building accepted early retirement. Soon after, members of the Duke Administrative Reform Team, known as DART, met with Trinity leaders to discuss how schools could balance budgets ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
More Companies Cutting Labor Costs, but Not the Labor -
Pretech, a concrete company in Kansas City, Kan., has not had a layoff in 15 years. To avoid layoffs in this downturn, it is cutting overtime and other labor costs. Even as layoffs are reaching historic levels, some employers have found an alternative to slashing their work force. They’re nipping and tucking it instead. A growing number of employers, hoping to avoid or limit layoffs, are introducing four-day workweeks, unpaid vacations and voluntary or enforced furloughs, along with wage freezes, pension cuts and flexible work schedules. These employers are still cutting labor costs, but hanging onto the labor. And in some ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Mayor Mitch Landrieu says city's projected $67 million deficit has been ...
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu delivers his first 'State of the City' Address Thursday at Xavier University, Landrieu titled his speech, 'Eyes Wide Open.' With limited layoffs, some modest belt-tightening and a few initiatives designed to boost revenues, Mayor Mitch Landrieu on Thursday said his City Hall team has managed to slash by nearly half the city's projected $67 million budget deficit. But New Orleanians should brace for further cuts, he said, possibly including layoffs and unpaid furloughs of municipal workers and reduced services under public contracts, as his fledgling ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Same old July freeze
AUGUSTA -- Gov. John Baldacci began the state's new fiscal year Thursday with a directive to freeze hiring for vacant positions and limit overtime and travel. He's signed similar orders every year since 2003, according to his press office. "My administration remains committed to restructuring government and reducing administration at all levels and in all areas," he said in a statement. "This order is just one tool to keep in place critical measures to ensure Maine state government operates efficiently and effectively." Also Thursday, Baldacci administered the oath of office to Ellen Schneiter, the state's acting ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


To: Department Heads, Assistant Department Heads From: Terri ...
To: Department Heads, Assistant Department Heads. From: Terri Hampton, Deputy Director, Human Resources. RE: Application of overtime for FLSA exempt ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
In limited circumstances, travel time may be considered hours of work. The rules on travel hours of work depend on whether an employee is covered by or exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). For FLSA-exempt employees, the crediting of travel time as hours of work is governed under title 5 rules-in particular, 5 U.S.C. 5542(b)(2) and 5544(a)(3) and 5 CFR 550.112(g) and (j). For FLSA-covered employees, travel time is credited if it is qualifying hours of work under either the title 5 rules or under OPM's FLSA regulations-in particular, 5 CFR 551.401(h) and 551.422. Title 5 overtime laws ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
U304-Compensable Time and Compliance with the Fair Labor Standards ...
The University's pay practices and procedures are governed by the FLSA, its amendments, and its regulations. The University is committed to paying its employees in accordance with the requirements of the FLSA, relevant state and local laws, and University policy. Under the FLSA, positions may be classified as either "non-exempt" or "exempt." Non-exempt staff positions are subject to the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Exempt staff positions are not subject to the overtime provisions, but may be covered by other provisions of the FLSA. A position's exempt/non-exempt status is based on its specific job duties and salary ...
  1. profile image M1ECY Its cold and wet near ipswich lucky me i get to travel to leamington spa for yet another breakdown next. Isnt overtime great
Human Resources: Travel Time Compensation, wage, hour
QUESTION: My husband works for small carpet cleaning company in NJ.  He works & lives there.   There are only about 5 employees.  My husband's salary is based on percentage per job.  Meaning if he works alone he gets 25% and with a partner 15%.  However, he drives the company van hundreds of miles a day.  Some days he will only make $50 but have driven for 4 hours and about 100 miles and not be compensated.  Is this legal?  Should he start documenting his travel time?  What can he do to remedy the situation if he should be compensated?  Also, no one keeps track of his ...
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I am a lawyer, and hate it, can't think of a thing I'd like to do with my life except be a waitress in a diner on Rt. 66. Over the past 5 years I have been a civil lawyer, a public defender, a prosecutor, and an environmental attorney. I hate it all! However, I have 90,000 in student loans, 10 in cc debt, 12 personal loan, and 20+ in a car. (all adds up to atleast 1300/month) Bankruptcy doesn't really solve anything since the changed the laws, and there are no sugar-daddies on the horizon. I love people, to help people, to make people happy, to be outdoors, to take pictures, to talk endlessly, I am ...