by Matthew B.
As most employers know, there has been considerable
litigation under the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA") over the years regarding
whether employers must pay employees for time spent putting on and taking off
(i.e, "donning and doffing") various types...
Employers Should Guard Against "Regarded As"
Claims, Which Are Now Easier to Establish Under the ADA
by Caroline Hogan
In 2008, the ADA
was amended by the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA). The
corresponding EEOC regulations,
effective in March 2011, expanded...
WASHINGTON, D.C.-(Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court on Feb. 19
agreed to hear the appeal of a class lawsuit over what constitutes "changing
clothes" under Section 203(o) of the Fair Labor Standards Act ( Clifton Sandifer, et al. v. United
States Steel Corporation , No. 12-417, U.S. Sup...
With a title like that, this post could only arouse the
interest of an employment lawyer.
But, all of y'all should pay attention.
Under the Fair Labor Standards Act , the period of time during which a
covered employee must be paid begins when the worker engages in a
principal activity. Putting...
The Supreme Court granted the
petition for certiorari but limited the Court's review to the donning/doffing
issue in Sandifer v. United States Steel Corp. This Emerging Issue Analysis
explains the Seventh Circuit decision and comments on the Court's decision to
WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) The time workers spend putting on attire that may look like regular clothes but is worn to protect them is compensable under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), despite a collective bargaining agreement (CBA) stating otherwise, Eric Schnapper of the University...
Last week the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in its first employment law case of its October 2013 term, Sandifer v. United States Steel Corp. [ an enhanced version of the 7th Circuit opinion is available to lexis.com subscribers ], which asks under what circumstances employers are required to...