Monthly Archives: January 2015

When is Work Travel Time Compensated?

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

Jobs can entail a fair amount of employee travel time- only some of which is considered “work time”. The portion of travel time that may be compensable is regulated by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) in nine federal regulations, 29 C.F.R. §§ 785.33 – 784.41. Read on to learn what qualifies and what doesn’t…. Read More »

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11th Circuit Update: Class Action Fairness Act, Paycheck Deductions

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

Dudley v. Eli Lilly and Co.  (December 29, 2014) Brief Summary: A party’s challenge to coverage under the Class Action Fairness Act must involve evidence stronger than a presumption The case Dudley v. Eli Lilly and Co. involved an interlocutory appeal from a district court order granting former Eli Lilly employee Dudley’s motion to remand a class… Read More »

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How to Celebrate and Promote Diversity in the Workplace

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

The Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday gives employees the opportunity to reflect on the importance of embracing diversity. However, celebrating and promoting diversity in the workplace should be more than just a one-day initiative. Consider these ways of turning it into an ongoing company objective: Hire an outside consultant to conduct a voluntary class… Read More »

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Florida Protections for Union Workers

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

Unions are formed with the goal of protecting employees. What happens, however, when you believe your union isn’t protecting your rights by failing to support or move your grievance forward? Unions have certain obligations under the law. Learn more about what those are and if there is any recourse for their members. What is… Read More »

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