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Spoerle v. Kraft Foods Global, Inc., --- F.3d ----, 2010 WL 2990830 (7th Cir. 2010)

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Seventh Circuit Decision Reminds Employers to Comply With More Favorable State Wage and Hour Laws.

Franczek Radelet P.C • August 12, 2010
The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that Wisconsin employers must pay employees for pre- and post-shift activities, despite the existence of a collective bargaining agreement where the parties agreed that such time is not compensable. Spoerle v. Kraft Foods Global, Inc., --- F.3d ----, 2010 WL 2990830 (7th Cir. 2010). The Court reasoned that the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) does not preempt a more favorable Wisconsin state law.