The Legal Toolbox #102

Question: Am I required to pay overtime to employees who are paid flat rate (i.e., piecemeal)? If so, how is the rate determined?" Answer: Yes, manual workers who are paid by the "piece," or per unit of work performed, must be paid overtime for all hours worked after 40 in any given workweek. To calcula
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Don’t Wait On The Weather To Market Your Business

Do you do it, too? First, I’m not talking about the marketing of things that read the temperature. I’m talking about contractors who “wait” on the weather to bring them leads. Or worse, those who answer, “How’s business?” with a weather report that begins with… “Well, it hasn’t really gotten hot yet so…
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Is Your Wall Hung Boiler Making Steam?

The popularity of condensing wall hung boilers is growing rapidly in the United States. In fact we are approaching a time when close to 50% of gas water boilers sold in the US are condensing. Condensing boilers when properly applied will run at optimal efficiency levels. The condensing boiler is part of
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