Working Time

Working time cases, especially those claiming pay for preliminary or postliminary work are difficult and dangerous because they sneak up on an employer.  These activities may seem minimal, or not

Continue Reading Another Preliminary/Postliminary Case: What The Employer Need Be Aware Of!

“I am angry and I don’t know what to do with my anger!”  This is a line from the movie, The Big Chill, one of my favorites.  It also

Continue Reading Automatic Lunch Deduction Policy (Again) At The Center of FLSA Working Time Class Action: Stop The Madness!

I have blogged about working time issues involving COVID testing and screening many times and there seems to be no shortage of these cases coming down the pike.  On that

Continue Reading The FLSA Working Time Issue Of The Times-The Compensability (Or Not) Of Pre-Shift Covid-Testing At The Workplace

The issue of working time, especially the issue of preliminary and postliminary activities and what activities are compensable, haunts me as a practitioner and is confusing for employers.  Many of

Continue Reading Another Call Center Case Finding Boot Up Time Is Compensable: What Else Is New?