Bed, Bath & Beyond Learns Wage and Hour Compliance Is No Bed of Roses
Exempt vs. nonexempt is a question that continues to trip up even the most sophisticated employers. Recently, Bed, Bath & Beyond was sued in Illinois federal court by assistant store managers who claim the company incorrectly classified them as exempt and improperly denied them overtime pay. With overtime claims on the rise, employers can’t afford to hide under the covers when it comes to understanding the rules of employee classification.
The complete article originally appeared on HR Daily Advisor.
This article was written by Kelly Smith Haley who is a partner at Fox Swibel Levin & Carroll LLP, and an editor of the Illinois Employment Law Letter. She can be reached at [email protected].