The 9th Circuit's ruling in Johnson v. WinCo Foods, LLC shows that employers can help shield themselves from liability by making job offers contingent on applicants passing pre-employment drug tests and/or background checks rather than onboarding applicants before testing them.
Apple has agreed to pay $30 million to settle claims that the company unlawfully failed to pay employees for time spent undergoing bag checks whenever they exited the store.
Does an employer's delay invoking an arbitration clause mean that it must face a potentially large wage-and-hour lawsuit in federal court? The Supreme Court will soon resolve that question.
Amazon must pay its warehouse workers for time spent undergoing security checks after their shifts, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled in a multi-district case involving 42,000 employees.
The one-hour premium owed to employees for missed meal, rest or recovery breaks must include not just their hourly wages, but also any other nondiscretionary payments, the Supreme Court of California ruled in Ferra v. Loews Hollywood Hotel.
Employers may not round employees' time punches when they clock in and out of meal breaks, the Supreme Court of California ruled in Donohue v. AMN Services.
News: HR guidance on complying with the FLSA hours worked requirements.
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