United States Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division Issues a Fact Sheet Regarding Break Time for Nursing Mothers

/cdklawyers.com// 08/27/2010 The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the new health care reform law, amends the Fair Labor Standards Act to require employers to provide reasonable break times for nursing mothers to express milk.  The Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division recently issued a Fact Sheet to provide general information on this requirement. […]

Can an Employer “Force” its Employees to Clock Out for a Lunch Break?

/cdklawyers.com// 08/22/2010 An employee subject to the Fair Labor Standards Act may wish to “work through lunch” so the employee can leave the workplace earlier.  But an employer can require an employee to take an unpaid lunch break, provided the employer completely relieves the employee of any work-related duties during that break time. The FLSA […]