The thorny issue of what constitutes “working time” is always causing headaches for employers and the pandemic period has increased these concerns greatly, with demands made for compensation for testing
Continue Reading Not Another Class Action Seeking Payment For COVID Testing!–Employer Compulsion The Key?

I always tell clients they must comply with both federal and state law, whatever State they are situate in, that complying with one is not a defense to not complying
Continue Reading Employers Beware—State Wage Hour Rules May Be Tougher Than The FLSA and Must Be Complied With

This is an interesting and rather unique situation. Two lawyers who represent a putative class of workers who filed a class action under the Fair Labor Standards Act now want
Continue Reading Lawyers Want To Withdraw From FLSA Class Action Against Cannabis Company Because Their Clients Are Incommunicado

The issue of payment (or not) for undergoing security checks has been a hot item of late, especially since the US Supreme Court issued its momentous decision in Integrity Staffing
Continue Reading FLSA Collective Action Seeks Payment For Time Spent Undergoing COVID Screen: I Don’t Think So!

A big part of defending any wage hour case and settling such a case is the issue of attorneys’ fees for the plaintiff’s lawyer. Plaintiff attorneys are always having grandiose
Continue Reading Third Circuit Shoots Down Exorbitant Demand For Attorneys’ Fees Where Plaintiffs Win Only A Few Thousand Dollars: There Is Hope!