Federal Wage and Hour Labor Laws Can Trip Up Healthcare Employers
By the nature of the work in the healthcare industry, many employers can find it challenging to comply with the Fair Labor Standards Act. Healthcare Risk Management spoke with Laurel Cornell, partner and co-chair of the firm’s Healthcare Industry Group, on best practices for compliance to mitigate litigation over the long list of complex requirements. Laurel discusses the challenges employers face with meal and rest break compliance; appropriate classification of certain healthcare employees; and traps with compensation and incentive payment structures.
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