The U.S. Wage and Hour Division plans to launch a Hospitality industry investigative program called the "Hotel and Motel Resort Pilot Initiative."
A U.S. Wage and Hour Division Administrator's Interpretation says that unionized employers cannot treat time spent donning and doffing certain "protective equipment" as unpaid time, even if an applicable union contract or practice treats the time as unpaid.
Employers can expect more investigative attention to child-labor restrictions.
The federal Fair Labor Standards Act does not require overtime to be calculated in the way shown in our June 11 post.
Consider this hypothetical to check your thinking about how to figure commission overtime under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act.
The U.S. Department of Labor has responded to our questions about the authority for and status of the new "Administrator Interpretation".