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Todd Christopher Werts

Todd Werts’s Legal Guides

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  • Rear End Collisions Doctrine for Car Crash Liability in Missouri

    Many car wrecks in Missouri are what are called, "rear end collisions." It is commonly believed that in a rear-end collision that it is the back-most driver who is always 100% at fault. This actually is the default rule in Missouri for motor vehicle accidents caused by one car st...

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  • What Time Counts as "work" for Pay and Overtime Purposes under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)?

    A common misconception is that an employee can "volunteer" to work extra without pay for his or her regular employer, or that it is the "employee's fault" that he or she was not paid for all the time spent working. Under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the burden is...

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  • Fluctuating Workweek Overtime Premium Pay Calculation Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

    A common technique for minimizing overtime liability is the utilization of the "fluctuating workweek." We often see this type of compensation system in retail environments. While this system can serve to control an employer's payroll and overtime costs, the calculation is somewha...

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