In most instances, employees who receive training outside of a normal workweek have to be given overtime pay for the training period. There is an exception, however, and it’s a big one if you hire workers whose first language isn’t English.
A business group has asked the U.S. Labor Dept. to make significant changes to Fair Labor Standards Act. Here’s what the group is asking for and how the changes would affect employers.
The U.S. Department of Labor ruled that employers in some instances don’t have to pay employees for time spent changing clothes before and after work. Now, DOL is backpedaling on the ruling.