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Bricker & Eckler LLP | USA | 28 Jul 2010
USDOL issues guidance on donning and doffing rules
An Administrator's Interpretation letter recently issued by the United States Department of Labor (USDOL) concludes that an employer is responsible under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) for paying an employee for time spent putting on (donning) and taking off (doffing) personal protective equipment even though time spent "changing clothes" is excluded from compensable time under a collective bargaining agreement (CBA).
Bricker & Eckler LLP | USA | 9 Apr 2010
Mortgage loan officers generally not exempt from wage and hour laws
On March 24, 2010, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) issued its first Administrator's Interpretation, addressing the federal minimum wage and overtime administrative exemption as applied to the typical mortgage loan officer (MLO).
Bricker & Eckler LLP | USA | 5 May 2009
To pay or not to pay: when must employees be paid for training-related activities?
The United States Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division (WHD), issued several opinion letters earlier this year addressing whether various training-related activities constitute "hours worked" for non-exempt employees that are compensable under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).