State:
Free Special Resources
Get Your FREE Special Report. Download Any One Of These FREE Special Resources, Instantly!
Featured Special Report
Claim Your Free Cost Per Hire Calculator
This handy calculator lets you plug in your expenses for recruiting, benefits, salaries, and more.

Graphs automatically generate to show you your annual cost per hire and a breakdown of where you are spending the most money.

Download Now!
January 06, 2006
Plumbing Firm Accused of Clogs in FLSA Compliance

More than 1,000 employees of a Corona, California-based plumbing company will receive $900,000 in back wages following an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division.

For a Limited Time receive a FREE Compensation Market Analysis Report! Find out how much you should be paying to attract and retain the best applicants and employees, with customized information for your industry, location, and job. Get Your Report Now!

Investigators alleged that Executive Plumbing failed to properly record work hours and calculate overtime pay.

The Wage and Hour Division says that Executive Plumbing paid employees on a piece-rate basis that did not track total hours worked. The system also did not establish a regular rate of pay for overtime calculations or include certain production bonuses as part of base pay when figuring overtime, according to investigators. The department says the law allows a piece-rate system if it is implemented correctly.

Executive Plumbing specializes in plumbing installation for new housing construction. Employees, who worked out of company offices in Corona , San Diego , Palm Springs and Las Vegas , will receive the back pay for work performed between January 2003 and January 2005.

Featured Free Resource:
Cost Per Hire Calculator
   
   
 
 
Twitter  Facebook  Linked In
Follow Us
CT-WEB02
Copyright © 2016 Business & Legal Resources. All rights reserved. 800-727-5257
This document was published on http://Compensation.BLR.com
Document URL: http://compensation.blr.com/Compensation-news/Compensation/FLSA-Fair-Labor-Standards-Act/Plumbing-Firm-Accused-of-Clogs-in-FLSA-Compliance/