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  • To Avoid FLSA Liability, Employers Should Use Actual Time Worked Posted on: October 29, 2020     In: Labor & Employment

    Recent cases illustrate the exposure to liability under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) that employers can avoid by using actual time worked by employees to calculate overtime, instead of using techniques designed to approximate how much to pay employees based on estimated hours worked. These cases show that the benefits of short cuts may be outweighed by the exposure to liability, costs, and distractions of litigation created by lawsuits challenging such techniques to estimate time worked.

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