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FLSA Hours Worked Part 3

  • By Steve Meilleur
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  • Oct 17, 2018

Summary: Some employers require their employees to work on an on-call basis often as a response to the business needs of specific industries. According to the FLSA regulations at 29 C.F.R. §785.17, "An employee who is required to remain on call on the employer's premises or so close thereto that he cannot use the time effectively for his own purposes is working while ‛on-call.'"
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Topics: Wage and Hour Law, FLSA

FLSA Hours Worked: Part 2

  • By Steve Meilleur
  •  |
  • Aug 07, 2018

Summary: “Waiting time” for purposes of FLSA minimum wage and overtime calculations* is time spent by a employees lawfully not performing the work for which they were hired but still subject to the direction of their employer or constraints of their job.
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Topics: Wage and Hour Law, FLSA