Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by SMBUDDY46, Apr 30, 2004.

  1. SMBUDDY46

    SMBUDDY46 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 20

    i was under the impression since lawn care in my part of the country is seasonal (missouri) that i wasn't required to pay overtime to my employees. could someone straighten theat out for me.
  2. TSM

    TSM LawnSite Senior Member
    from MA
    Messages: 707

  3. Team Gopher

    Team Gopher LawnSite Platinum Member
    from -
    Messages: 4,040

    Hi SMBuddy46,

    This article may be helpful.

    "Are you entitled to overtime?
    By Jane Howard-Martin, special for USATODAY.com
    Employees generally fall into two categories: hourly and salaried. When it comes to overtime, many employers assume salaried employees are exempt from overtime requirements. But unless certain requirements are met, salaried employees may be entitled to overtime, just like hourly employees.

    Employers are not required to provide overtime pay for workers who are classified as "exempt." This means an employee is not subject to either a state's labor code or the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) rules for overtime. "

    Read the rest of the article here.

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