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  • Panthers outlast Colts in OT to stay unbeaten

    November 3, 2015 9:42 AM

    CHARLOTTE, N.C.- The Carolina Panthers remain the NFC's only unbeaten team, but they needed overtime to stay that way. Graham Gano drilled a 52-yard field goal at 9:38 of overtime to give the 7-0 Panthers a 29-26 win over Indianapolis. Both teams traded field goals on their first two possessions... more »
  • New plans to address violent crime in New Orleans

    July 21, 2015 3:08 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The police chief in New Orleans says he's increasing overtime available to officers as the city grapples with violent crime. Chief Michael Harrison also noted Tuesday that 27 new recruits soon will complete field training. And he said joint efforts with federal and state agencies to fight... more »
  • New proposal may raise overtime requirements

    June 29, 2015 9:56 PM

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama has some new things to say about overtime pay. The Labor Department is proposing a plan that would make some 5 million more people eligible for overtime pay. The president says the current requirements are based on outdated numbers, and many people are working... more »
  • Labor secretary says new overtime rules coming soon

    March 18, 2015 4:24 PM

    WASHINGTON - Labor Secretary Tom Perez says his agency is still working on President Barack Obama's directive a year ago to come up with new overtime rules so more workers would be eligible for higher pay for working beyond their scheduled hours. Perez told a House panel that his department... more »
  • Denham Springs to limit overtime for employees

    December 10, 2014 10:00 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - The Denham Springs City Council has closed a loophole in the city's employee pay code expected to save tens of thousands of dollars per year. Under the previous code, employees were able to include vacation time in the calculation to determine when they could begin receiving overtime... more »
  • 49ers beat Saints in OT thriller 27-24

    November 9, 2014 4:24 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Colin Kaepernick completed a 51-yard pass on fourth down to sustain a game-tying drive, Ahmad Brooks sacked and stripped Drew Brees in overtime, and Phil Dawson kicked a 35-yard field goal to cap San Francisco's stirring 27-24 victory over New Orleans on Sunday. The victory snapped a... more »
  • 5 OT games most in NCAA Tournament round of 64

    March 21, 2014 10:46 PM

    With four games still to be completed, the NCAA tournament's round of 64 has never had this many games go to overtime. When Stephen F. Austin made an improbable rally to force OT against VCU in San Diego, it was the fifth overtime game of what is now called the... more »
  • Official: Obama to push for more overtime pay

    March 12, 2014 7:14 AM

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - A White House official says President Barack Obama will direct the Labor Department to strengthen overtime pay protections for millions of workers. The directive is meant to help salaried workers, such as fast-food shift supervisors or convenience store managers, who may be expected to work more than... more »
  • Livingston Parish dealing with excess overtime Play Video

    December 18, 2013 5:00 PM

    LIVINGSTON - Livingston Parish has around $150,000 of unpaid overtime on its books, and now parish leaders are dealing with the problem. Livingston Parish President Layton Ricks says making lump-sum payouts is unrealistic. "We simply cannot pay it out. The budget won't allow that. If we paid it... more »
  • New rules approved for home health care workers

    September 17, 2013 11:57 AM

    WASHINGTON - The Obama administration has approved new rules that extend minimum wage and overtime protections to home health care workers. The new rules will impact about 2 million workers. Home care aides have been exempt from federal wage laws since 1974, when they were placed in the same category... more »
  • New Orleans police officer fired

    June 27, 2013 11:54 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Officials say a New Orleans police officer has been fired for clocking in overtime when he allegedly was doing personal business. Police spokeswoman Remi Braden tells The Advocate that Sgt. John Hunter was fired "after a lengthy, undercover Public Integrity Bureau investigation revealed that he had committed... more »
  • La. company agrees to pay $2M in back wages

    May 6, 2013 3:26 PM

    LAFAYETTE - A Lafayette-based industrial services employment agency has agreed to pay nearly $2 million in back wages to more than 2,000 employees following a U.S. Labor Department investigation. The Labor Department said Monday that Hutco Inc. employees in Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas were denied overtime compensation as a result... more »
  • Suit: Answering calls, scanning emails deserves OT

    February 7, 2013 6:33 AM

    CHICAGO - A federal lawsuit in Chicago claims scanning emails and answering calls from bosses on your smartphone after hours constitute work that should be compensated. Chicago police Sgt. Jeffrey Allen claims in the suit that the city owes him and fellow officers overtime pay for work performed on department-requisitioned... more »
  • Ex-bodyguard sues Justin Bieber

    January 10, 2013 7:18 PM

    A former bodyguard for Justine Bieber sued the singer claiming he was assaulted by him and wasn't paid what he was owed. Moshe Benabou claims Bieber failed to properly pay him overtime totaling $420,000. He also says Bieber berated him and then punched him in the chest. Benabou says he... more »

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