In this summer edition of the HR Roundup, a technology company inspires vacation for employee engagement, the IRS sends out responses to Letter 226-J, the FLSA cracks down on mishandled timekeeping, and a restaurant industry files a lawsuit to end a contentious rule. Keep reading for more HR news in our latest HR Roundup of 2018.
Are you keeping your office FLSA compliant this summer? You may have classified your employees with the right FLSA status, but what about your interns? Do you have to pay them minimum wage, overtime—or any wages at all? The rules for for-profit companies in the private sector have always been tricky waters to navigate. Now, there is a new test the courts will use to determine whether interns are entitled to FLSA coverage or not. Before you hire interns this summer or for the upcoming academic semester, be sure your organization is compliant.