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Give Me a Break

I am pleased to share with you my latest article written for SHRM’s HR Magazine.

Legal Trends
Give Me a Break
Vol. 58 No. 12
Know the rules for different kinds of work breaks.

There’s no taking a breather from the requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Some of its most arcane requirements pertain, in fact, to breaks. Got all of those rules memorized? What about your managers—do they remember the rules? Probably not, if it’s been more than a year since your last FLSA training. No, it’s not required, but it’s the best way to reduce your potential (and realized) liabilities. So get out a pen and paper—it’s time for a refresher on the FLSA. Continue reading Give Me a Break