Under the FLSA, it is the employee’s burden to show that he or she was working during non-working time.
Joint employment issues under the FMLA differ from those under the FLSA because the FMLA requires one employer to be primarily responsible for the maintenance of employee leaves of absence.
As wage-and-hour lawsuits continue to be the bane of employers, they'll need to go back to the drawing board to limit the costs of these expensive and time-consuming lawsuits.
Allen v. City of Chicago still is not a clear win for employers across the board.
Here are two key categories: What is work? And who is an employee?
The Labor Department filed a wage-and-hour lawsuit against Ohio televangelist Ernest Angley and the for-profit buffet his church operates.
You need to take a long, hard, look at which of your employees you are requiring to connect when they are off the clock.
Above all else, being a salaried exempt employee means that you work until you get the job done.