Wage and Hour Issues

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A recent survey of 2,000 legal, ethics and HR professionals by California-based ELT (Employment Law Learning Technologies), which provides ethics and legal compliance training, revealed a surprisingly high number of companies have substantial problems relating to wage and hour reporting. According to the Department of Labor, 70 percent of all U.S. employees are noncompliant in wage and hour issues, and federal wage and hour cases increased by 86 percent between 2004 and 2006. Although costly wage and hour lawsuits are on the rise, problems are often easily preventable. Here are some of the survey's results:

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