Executive Exemption of the Fair Labor Standards Act

The Fair Labor Standards Act and North Carolina’s Wage and Hour Act requires overtime to paid for any hours worked over 40 per week. There are, however, exemptions to these general rules. One of those exemptions are for Executive employees. The executive exemption covers those employees normally thought of as managers. If you believe you […]

On-Call Employees Entitled to Overtime

Many positions require employees to be on-call 24 hours a day, particularly workers such as security guards, maintenance technicians and others who reside at the place where they are on-call.  North Carolina employees who are on-call 24-7 may be eligible for overtime pay from their employer if there are significant limitations in their ability to […]