FLSA Scenarios: How Well Do You Know the Law?

This past week I had an opportunity to attend an Employment Law seminar conducted by the law firm of Drew, Eckl & Farnham, LLP. I have been a couple of times before and last year did a post about the session, Lessons in Ignorance: The Intersection of FMLA and Workers’ Comp. What I like about …

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Breaks, Meal Times and the FLSA

One area of confusion, and thus an area of the FLSA often violated deals with breaks and meal periods. Many employees think that they are entitled to a break or a lunch period. In fact, under the Fair Labor Standards Act, they ARE NOT entitled to any such thing. The DOL website specifically says “The …

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Tuesday Report on the SHRM Atlanta Conference: Credible Activistism and Mobile Employees

The 20th Annual SHRM Atlanta conference is rolling along on it second day. The sessions continue to be good. I added a session earlier on Being a Credible Activist delivered by Vicki Hess of Catalyst Consulting. Vicki is has a professional speakers certification and it shows in her delivery. Smooth, engaging and interactive. More importantly …

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