Monthly Archives: April 2023

Break times under the FLSA for remote work

Summarized from Department of Labor Field Assistance Bulletin 2023-1: The FLSA requires covered employers to pay nonexempt employees for all hours worked, including work performed in their home or otherwise away from the employer’s premises or job site. “Hours worked” is not limited solely to time spent on active productive labor but may, for instance, [...]

April 28th, 2023|Uncategorized|

FMLA leave for reduced schedule

The Department of Labor (DOL) just released an opinion letter (FMLA 2023-1-A) focused on reduced schedule leave. It covers how intermittent or reduced schedule FMLA leave should be calculated, and whether employees’ schedule limitations would be “better suited” for reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Someone may be covered by both the [...]

April 21st, 2023|Uncategorized|

Standard mileage rates for 2023

Beginning on January 1, 2023, the standard mileage rates for the use of a car (also vans, pickups or panel trucks) will be: 65.5 cents per mile driven for business use, up 3 cents from the midyear increase setting the rate for the second half of 2022. 22 cents per mile driven for medical or [...]

April 14th, 2023|Uncategorized|