Sears Workers Sue Over Noncompensable Hours

Sears Roebuck and Co. technicians sued their employer under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). In-home service technicians were disputing unpaid compensation for travel time to and from jobsites and their homes using a company van.

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals deamed the commuting as noncompensable, in addition to any personal activities the technicians completed before their first service call and after their last service call of the day. Read full article.  

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