HR Hot Topic – Kern Restaurant Chain Ordered to Pay $200K in Back Wages
Businesses large and small continue to stumble over compliance with the most basic labor laws. Accurate timekeeping for hourly non-exempt employees is critical.
Maintaining records reflecting the start and end time of each day are paramount to tracking regular and overtime hours.
Failure to do so and compensate at the corresponding rate of pay can and will lead to fines and penalties as demonstrated in this recent finding by the U.S. Department of Labor.
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Read more here: https://www.dol.gov/newsroom/releases/whd/whd20210805