Tag: Fair Labor Standards Act


Under Massachusetts Law, employees who work more than six hours a day must be allowed at least thirty minutes unpaid time for a meal. A violation of the meal time provision is subject to fines between $300 and $600. Employees are entitled to meal time compensation if their movement is restricted ... Read More


Workers at Amazon warehouses may face up to 25-minute security screenings aimed at preventing theft. The workers sued their employer seeking compensation for the time spent waiting to go through the security screening at the end of each day. The issue before the Supreme Court was whether such time is ... Read More


Employees paid a per diem stipend may be owed overtime pay for hours worked in excess of forty hours a week. The First Circuit Court of Appeals held in favor of employees whose per diem stipend was calculated and prorated based on the number of hours worked each week. The Fair ... Read More