It can be difficult to determine whether your business must pay an employee minimum wage and overtime. Generally, an employer must pay minimum wage and overtime to all "non-exempt" employees. What is an exempt employee, then?
The Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI) responds to complaints filed by employees against their employers. Allegations range from failing to pay the correct amount in the employee's final paycheck to retaliation for filing a workers' compensation claim or for taking family medical leave allowed by law.
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