SuperVision Today - 1st Quarter 2012


In This Issue:

- Notes from the Chair & Executive Editor

- PDA Usage Drives Claims for Unpaid Overtime

- DOL Proposes New Rules for Home Health Care Service Providers

- DOL Proposes Changes to the FMLA

- Recess Appointments to NLRB Stir Controversy

- In the Wake of Kasten

Excerpt from "PDA Usage..."

In this day and age it is commonplace for employers to issue communication devices such as Blackberries, iPhones and Androids (collectively "PDAs") to employees. These devices allow employees to work and respond to emails and other communications without being tethered to their desks. They are beneficial to both the employer and employee - PDAs help the employer by increasing employee productivity and help the employee by allowing greater work flexibility. Unfortunately, the issuance of these devices creates an unanticipated complication for many employers - unpaid overtime.

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