Kalen Fraser

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 kalen@laborbrain.com. More information on the The Labor Brain is available at www.laborbrain.com.

Articles by Kalen Fraser

Top 10 labor law compliance pitfalls
Avoid these to avoid big penalties

Why hotels are a DOL target
And how to avoid trouble

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

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