The 3rd Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has ruled that employees who receive the "predominant benefit" of a meal break are not entitled to have the break treated as FLSA worktime.
The U.S. Labor Department's most-recent semi-annual regulatory agenda shows a July 2016 "Final Rule" timeframe for the revised regulations defining the FLSA's Section 13(a)(1) exemptions.
U.S. Labor Solicitor M. Patricia Smith has suggested that a late-2016 timeframe for the FLSA Section 13(a)(1) exemption changes is probable. We are not so sure.
The answer to our November 6, 2015 Quick Quiz is, "No".
Will Tom still be an exempt employee under the FLSA if he moves to part-time status?