Kalen Fraser is the President/CEO of The Labor Brain Inc., a labor law consulting firm located in Fort Collins. Ms. Fraser worked in the U.S. Department of Labor and conducted investigations on hundreds of companies to determine their compliance with federal labor laws including the Fair Labor Standards Act, Davis-Bacon Act, Service Contract Act, Family Medical Leave Act and the H2A and H2B guest worker programs. She created The Labor Brain to respond to a growing need in the business community for expert guidance on how labor laws are enforced. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. More information on the The Labor Brain is available at www.laborbrain.com.
Articles by Kalen Fraser
Avoiding the back-pay double whammy
Welcome to the world of liquidated damages
Don’t wait for Labor to come knocking
Review your employment and pay practices regularly
Training time: To pay or not to pay?
That is the question -- and here's the answer
Travel time 101
How to steer clear of problems
The “It’s tough to run a restaurant” department
How to head off labor investigations
Bosses, beware: The employee v. contractor trap
It's risky business
Overtime: A big deal
Pay now -- or pay later
Are salespeople exempt from overtime?
The answer might surprise you