Key Issues to Evaluate When Conducting an Internal Wage and Hour Audit

In our last blog post in this series on the “Anatomy of a DOL Audit,” we discussed tips for conducting an effective internal wage and hour audit. Now we consider some key issues to evaluate during that process. 1.  Misclassification of exempt employees First, misclassification issues arise primarily out of an argument…..

Conducting an Effective Internal Wage and Hour Audit

In our last post we discussed the preliminary considerations an employer should take into account before conducting a wage and hour audit. Once the preliminary considerations have been addressed, it generally is advisable to develop a written information-gathering mechanism. In most cases, this mechanism will take the form of a…..