"Compensating Overtime Employees," Entrepreneur Magazine
Litigation based on overtime pay is a rapidly growing area of workplace litigation. Due to loosely regulated overtime policies and employees' ease in obtaining compensation of this sort, companies are losing millions of dollars in compensation claims and suits. This article gives recommendations to employers about developing and implementing policies that will reduce overtime litigation. "It's frustrating for employers because it's very hard to get in compliance," says Lee Schreter of Littler Mendelson's Atlanta office.