Shareholder Kim Stuart updates clients on the U.S. Department of Labor’s latest opinion letters addressing significant issues under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).  Each of these opinions showcases the agency’s pro-business direction under the new administration.  The four specific opinions discussed include:

  • Business-to-Business Sales Forces May Be Exempt from Overtime
  • No Pay for Voluntary Participation in Wellness Activities
  • Motion Picture Theater Exemption Applies to Fully Integrated Food Service Staff
  • Certain Short-term Persons May be Classified as Volunteers Rather than Employees

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