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May 2020 Archives

Interested In The WOTC? You Can Ask Applicants About Status

The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) is an opportunity to close skills gaps by hiring workers who are often overlooked: people with disabilities, those with criminal histories, veterans and the long-term unemployed. Employers can get a tax credit of between $1,200 and $9,600, depending, to offset the hiring costs of members of the targeted groups.

Fourth Circuit Upholds Strict Non-Compete-Style Agreement

Non-compete agreements keep employees from competing with the company for a period of time after their employment ends. Non-solicitation agreements can prohibit soliciting former co-workers or former clients on behalf of a new company for a specified period.

Are All Computer Employees Exempt From Overtime Under The FLSA?

No. If you are an employee working in a computer-related occupation such as computer programming, systems analysis or software engineering, you may have been told you are not entitled to overtime pay under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). That is not necessarily true.

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