Posts Tagged ‘off-the-clock work’

DOL Taking Interest in Smartphones and Off-the-Clock Work

In this era of smartphones and tablets, remote work creates off-the-clock liability issues. There is no longer a clear line in the sand signifying the end of a work day. Litigation has increased from nonexempt employees claiming that they were using their smartphones or other devices to do off-the-clock work after hours. If nonexempt employees […]

28 May 15 - Exempt/Nonexempt, Workplace Policies - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Should Employees be Paid for Time Spent in Security Screenings?

Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Integrity Staffing Solutions, Inc. v. Busk, a case involving the issue of whether the time a worker spends in security screenings should be paid time under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The case is before the nation’s high court from the Ninth Circuit. The case […]

9 Oct 14 - Compensation - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »