Monday, August 10, 2009

Dallas Lawsuits Question Labor Demands of Email and Cellphones

Subsequent court decisions have interpreted the law to require some hourly employees to be paid for putting on and taking off work uniforms, like police gear, and for time spent while booting up computers, said Audrey Mross, a partner and head of the labor and employment division at Munck Carter LLP in Dallas, said Weinberg Law Firm, Labor Lawyer Dallas.

More recently, workers and their advocates have sought to apply the law to cover time driving to and from assignments off company property.