While an employee must be paid for all hours worked under the FLSA, time which is “de minimis” may, depending on the circumstances, not be considered compensable “work.” Compensable “work” also does not include periods where the employer did not “suffer or permit” the employee to perform work. A federal judge in Florida recently invoked these concepts
California Meal and Rest Period Compliance: Where Are We Now?
By Noel P. Tripp on
Posted in California
As every California employer knows, wage and hour class actions in California are never-ending. One basis for many of these class actions has been employers’ alleged non-compliance with California meal and rest period requirements. As to meal periods, the two overriding issues have been whether an employer is required to ensure non-exempt employees take their meal…