It is a common practice for employers to provide their employees with rest breaks during the work day. (And in some states, like California, it is required by state law.) But under what circumstances is an employer required to pay its employees for break time?
No Overtime Pay for Off-Duty BlackBerry Use – Employment Law This Week
By Epstein Becker Green on
Posted in Off the Clock, Wage and Hour Policies
One of the featured stories on Employment Law This Week – Epstein Becker Green’s new video program – is that there will be no BlackBerry overtime pay for cops in Chicago.
A federal magistrate judge in the Northern District of Illinois ruled that time spent by Chicago police officers actually answering emails on their BlackBerries…