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One of the biggest threats facing employers is employees performing pre-shift/post-shift work without being paid and then suing, as a class, for that compensation.  This trend is especially prevalent in

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Travel time cases that center around what is/is not home-to-work travel can be very tricky and nuanced.  This is especially so when employees have to first meet at a staging

Continue Reading Travel Time Class Action Tests “Meeting Place” Or “Staging Point” Issue In Home-to-Work Lawsuit: Compensable?

The FLSA regulations on training time are very specific and, often, hard for an employer to comply with.  There are four conditions precedent for such time to be non-compensable and

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In any litigation, obviously, the plaintiff(s) bear an initial burden of proof that must be met before the burden shifts to the defendant to rebut.  In a Fair Labor Standards

Continue Reading Employees Can Keep FLSA Action Alive Without Specifying (Extra) Hours Worked: Am I Hearing Correctly?