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4 mistakes employers should avoid when it comes to overtime

There are many demanding occupations that require workers to put in more than 40 hours of time in a given week. When this happens, it is crucial for employers to know if they should be paying overtime to their workers, and how much to pay them. 

Failure to count all compensable hours leads to overtime disputes

Many Texans work in jobs that involve odd, extended or irregular hours. In these situations, it can be particularly difficult to determine what hours are and are not compensable, which has a considerable impact on calculating hours for overtime purposes.

Lawsuit: Timekeeping software contributed to overtime violations

Accurate wage and hour records are crucial to employers and employees alike. They are a critical piece of evidence in either building or disputing claims of unpaid wages or overtime, so ensuring there are proper procedures in place to track hours worked is vital.

Can you avoid overtime disputes with your workers?

The oil and gas industry is hard work, and commonly requires employees to work over 40 hours a week. Long days can lead to pay dissatisfaction, and raise the question of overtime pay. Unfortunately, you and your employees may disagree on the level of compensation that they are entitled to. What can you do to avoid employee frustration and overtime disputes?

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