The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is meant to protect employees, which means that employers must ensure compliance so they don’t face claims of mistreatment. There are many things that can lead to employees claiming that employers aren’t following this law. In some cases, the issue is that an employee is unhappy with an employment decision you made and files a complaint. It is possible that some claims of FLSA violations against your company might be fabricated.
One thing to remember when you are facing any violations claims, you must do what you need to do to protect your company. You didn’t work this hard to build up your business to have a complaint tear it down. We are here to help you learn about the options that you have for addressing these types of claims.
You shouldn’t ever ignore these complaints. Even if you think that you have a surefire way to prove that you didn’t violate the act, you should remember that nothing is ever set in stone until a case is finalized. It behooves you to explore all of the actions and work to shore up your case against the claim.
It is a good idea to require complete documentation of everything related to your employees. There is a chance that impeccable record keeping could be one of the keys that can prove your side of the story in these cases. We can help you establish protocols that protect your company. We can also help you plan out a defense against claims of violations of the FLSA.