Front Line Supervisors: Are They Exempt from Overtime and Union Bargaining Units?
By Management Labor Lawyer | | Employment Law, NLRB
Whether front line supervisors and working foremen are exempt from bargaining units is always a contentious issue during union election campaigns. They perform much the same work as rank-and-file employees, but have some managerial functions. Whether they meet the National Labor Relations Act’s Section 2(11) definition of a supervisor is evaluated on a case-by-case basis.…Read More →
How Are Truck Drivers Exempt from Overtime?
By Management Labor Lawyer | | Employment Law
A truck driver sued his employer claiming that he was eligible for overtime. He lost. For the trucking companies reading this blog, you know about MCAE (Motor Carrier Act Exemption), SAFETEA (Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act), TCA (Technical Corrections Act) and GVWR (Gross Vehicle Weight Rating). For the rest of you, you’re about…Read More →