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Wages and Hours Handbook, Wisconsin
  • AK0210
  • 978-1-57862-260-3
  • 6X9

434+ pp.; 4th ed., 2016

Tackle wages and hours questions with confidence

The laws and regulations that govern compensation are dynamic and complex, and both employees and employers can be adversely affected when mutual rights and responsibilities are unknown, misunderstood, or ignored. You can avoid that by making the Wisconsin Wages and Hours Handbook your trusted reference for skillfully handling workforce issues such as:
• Compensable work hours
• Calculating overtime
• Exempt vs. nonexempt status for overtime
• Permissible and impermissible payroll deductions
• Recourse for employees who are not paid properly or on time
• Special rules for migrant and seasonal workers
• And much more!

New 4th edition

The newly revised fourth edition of the Wisconsin Wages and Hours Handbook incorporates important new legal developments, including:

  • A challenge to the federal minimum wage and overtime requirements extended to home care workers
  • A Wisconsin Supreme Court decision on whether employee time spent changing into and out of sanitary and protective clothing is compensable time
  • A U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division interpretation of joint employment
  • Elimination of Wisconsin’s prevailing wage requirements applicable to local governmental units effective January 1, 2017

Having employees raises many questions

From minors starting their first jobs to high-level executives earning six-plus-figure salaries, be confident in any employment situation by taking advantage of the Wisconsin Wages and Hours Handbook’s variety of legal tools.

Summary of contents

  1. Basic History and Concepts of State and Federal Wage and Hour Laws
  2. Coverage Under Minimum-Wage and Overtime Laws
  3. Minimum-Wage Laws
  4. Overtime Laws
  5. Record Keeping
  6. Child Labor Laws and Regulations
  7. Enforcement of Minimum-Wage and Overtime Laws
  8. Miscellaneous Provisions
  9. Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Workers

Protect employers and employees alike

Whether you’re representing employers or employees, the Handbook is designed for the protection of all. So guard against legal violations by using the Handbook’s detailed analyses of federal laws, along with the official text of Wisconsin’s most often cited wage and hour statutes and regulations.

Find specific information fast

If you deal with employment law in any way, you’ll be glad you added the Wisconsin Wages and Hours Handbook to your library. Order your copy of this well-organized paperback today!

Author: Daniel T. Dennehy


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