Pay for Holidays and Overtime Work

By Kurt Faux Many employers wonder what the law is for holiday and overtime pay. Here we will highlight the law applicable to both:  Federal Holidays The Fair Labor Standards Act (29 U.S.C. § 203) requires that contractors and subcontractors pay only for time worked. Employees are not entitled to overtime payment or payment at … Continue reading “Pay for Holidays and Overtime Work”

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Do I have to pay employee travel time in Nevada?

Jordan Faux answers the question in this short video:

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Contract Terms 3: Avoid Hanging Chads

If I’m not misremembering, the George Bush v. Al Gore presidential election became all about the handing chad. When the people of Florida voted, they did so using punch cards. The voting machine would literally punch a hole in the card indicating their selection. Sometimes, however, it didn’t work. The punch would not go all … Continue reading “Contract Terms 3: Avoid Hanging Chads”

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Contract Terms 2: The Recitals

Most contracts (if not virtually all) contain recitals. They will sometimes be called “recitals” or “background” or, if the attorney is old-school, use the phrase “Whereas…” a lot. When I first started studying contract law, I thought these recitals were included by convention–just something attorneys do (like use the word “whereas”). Maybe that’s what you … Continue reading “Contract Terms 2: The Recitals”

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Contract Terms 1: The Parties

The Right Entity One of the basic elements of a contract is to know who you’re dealing with. (No, Who’s on first). If you are representing an LLC or Corporation, make sure the LLC or Corporation is identified as the party to the contract. If you identify yourself as a party, you can become individually … Continue reading “Contract Terms 1: The Parties”

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