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

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.

New Wisconsin Employee Misclassification Bills.

In May, Governor Jim Doyle signed Senate Bill 672 and Assembly Bill 929 which both address misclassification of employees. Although neither law is binding on employers in other states, employers should expect to see similar laws and initiatives in their respective states as both federal and state agencies ramp up their enforcement on worker misclassification.

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Jackson Lewis P.C. | California | California Court of Appeals Holds Labor Code § 558 Claims Are Indivisible Claims and Not Arbitrable (February 28, 2018)

Jackson Lewis P.C. | California | Calculating Overtime Value of Flat-Sum Bonus Must Be Based on Actual Non-Overtime Hours Worked, California High Court Holds (March 11, 2018)

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Jackson Lewis P.C. | California | California Transportation Industry Waives Goodbye to Enforcement of Federal Arbitration Act Provisions in Employment Contracts (March 07, 2018)

Jackson Lewis P.C. | New York | New Guidance for the New York Paid Family Leave Payroll Deduction (March 07, 2018)