To exempt air carriers from paying customs employees overtime.

Hearing before a subcommittee of the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, United States Senate Eightieth Congress, second session, on S. 2460, a bill to exempt air carriers from statutory provisions requiring payments for compensation for customs employees" overtime services, and for other purposes. May 17, 1948. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce.

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Owen Brewster, chairman of subcommittee.

LC ClassificationsHJ6731 .A5 1948
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 17 p.
Number of Pages17
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Open LibraryOL6043169M
LC Control Number48046793

Executive exemption. Washington exempts bona fide executive employees from its minimum wage and overtime requirements. WA Code (3)(c) To qualify as an executive employee, an employee must: perform primary duties consisting of the management of the enterprise in which he or she is employed or of a customarily recognized department or subdivision thereof;. Truck drivers may be exempt from federal and California overtime requirements. California and federal law have distinct and separate overtime regulations. Notably, however, truck drivers exempt from the overtime requirements pursuant to the Motor Carrier Exemption of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) are also exempt from California’s.   Right now, only full-time, salaried employees who make at least $23, ($ per week) are eligible for overtime pay—time and a half for working over 40 hours a week. The number of people eligible for overtime pay has dropped from million in to million today, according to the Economic Policy Institute. Federal wage laws define employees as either “exempt” from the overtime requirements or “non-exempt.” Nominally, “salaried” or “hourly” do not on their own determine whether an.

  The new rules, which take effect December 1, make salaried employees eligible for overtime pay if they earn less than $47, per year. That's nearly double the current threshold of $23, The new rules will add to costs and paperwork for employers, and the new non-exempt status may be viewed negatively by those affected, according to Gerald. Holding that an employer had failed to prove its employees were covered by the motor carrier exemption to the overtime compensation requirements of the California wage and hour laws, the California Court of Appeal has reversed summary adjudication for the employer. Gomez v. Lincare, Inc., No. G (Cal. Ct. App. Apr. For an employee whose basic pay is at a rate which exceeds the minimum rate of basic pay for GS–10 (including any applicable locality-based comparability payment under section or similar provision of law and any applicable special rate of pay under section or similar provision of law), the overtime hourly rate of pay is an amount equal to the greater of one and one-half times the.   In Resch ’s Coaches, Inc., the Third Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that drivers who “rarely or never crossed state lines” were nevertheless covered by the motor carrier exemption to the FLSA because they worked in safety-affecting jobs and reasonably could have been expected to drive interstate routes. The FLSA’s motor carrier exemption creates an overtime exemption for.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, which covers Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware, issued a ruling in McMaster v. Eastern Armored Services, Inc. (3d Cir. Mar. 11, ), which not only limits the applicability of an important overtime exemption for employees of motor carriers, but which may significantly complicate employers’ use of the exemption.   Additionally, if compensable travel time causes the employee to exceed 40 hours of work time in a workweek, the hours over 40 must be paid at the overtime rate of 1½ times the employee's . Federal overtime pay laws require employers to pay nonexempt employees overtime for hours worked in excess of 40 hours in a workweek. The overtime rate is one and one-half times the employee's regular rate, except in a few very limited situations. Exceptions exist to the general overtime pay rule for certain occupations. Each employer subject to Wisconsin's overtime regulations must pay to each covered employee 1 1/2 times the employee's regular rate of pay for all hours worked in excess of 40 hours per week. "Week" means a calendar week or a regular reoccurring period of hours in the form of seven consecutive .

To exempt air carriers from paying customs employees overtime. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. Download PDF EPUB FB2

To exempt air carriers from paying customs employees overtime: hearing before a subcommittee of the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, United States Senate, Eightieth Congress, second session, on S.a bill to exempt air carriers from statutory provisions requiring payments for compensation for customs employees' overtime services, and for other purposes,   The question presented by this Motion is whether Plaintiff is an “employee of a carrier by air” for purposes of the FLSA’s air carrier exemption.

Under the FLSA, employers are required to pay their employees at overtime rates for work in excess of 40 hours per week. See 29 U.S.C. § However, certain classes of employers are exempt.

If an employee does other types of work, unrelated to air transport, for more than 20% of the employee’s workweek, the employee will not be exempt. Motor Carriers. Employees of motor carriers (those who provide transportation by motor vehicle for pay) are exempt from overtime under the FLSA if the U.S.

Secretary of Transportation has the Author: Lisa Guerin. Generally, employees of an air carrier are exempt when they are engaged in duties related to air transportation. If an employee does other types of work, unrelated to air transport, for more than 20% of the employee’s workweek, the employee may not be exempt.

You will find a detailed discussion of the airline carrier exemption in the. Cunningham v. Electronic Data Systems Corp. This case was before the Court on Defendant, Electronic Data System's ("EDS") second Motion for Summary Judgment, seeking a finding that Plaintiff was exempt from the FLSA under the so-called "Air Carrier" Exemption.

After a lengthy discussion of the history and application of the "Air Carrier" Exemption, which exempts. Exempt from Order 9, except Sections 4, 10, 11, 12, 20, and Order 9: Taxicab drivers: Exempt from overtime provisions: Order 9: Airline employees who work over 40 but not more than 60 hours during the workweek due to a temporary modification in their normal work schedule not required by the employer and arranged at the request of the.

(Revised November ) Section 13(b)(1) of the FLSA provides an overtime exemption for employees who are within the authority of the Secretary of Transportation to establish qualifications and maximum hours of service pursuant to Section of the Motor Carrier Act ofexcept those employees covered by the small vehicle exception described below.

What Makes an Employee Exempt or Non-Exempt. Exempt from What. The terms "exempt" and "non-exempt" refer to job classifications of employees and the exemption of certain job classifications from overtime pay and minimum wage requirements. The Fair Labor Standards Act, administered by the Wage and Hour Division of the U.S.

Department of Labor, requires that all U.S. employees. Only covered, non-exempt employees must be paid overtime pay. Non-exempt employees are those that are not exempt from the FLSA overtime pay rules.

Exemption status is assessed by a combination of factors including the employee’s job responsibilities and earnings. Some states also have put in place their own overtime laws. This might make an. Section 7(i) of the FLSA provides an exemption from the overtime pay requirement for any employee of a retail or service establishment if: 1.

The regular rate of pay of such employee (i.e., his hourly rate) is in excess of one and one-half times the minimum wage, and 2. Overtime Exemption: Motor Carrier Act. Under federal law, all employees are entitled to overtime pay unless exempt.

We have previously covered some of the more commonly used overtime exemptions (article: Administrative Overtime Exemption; various overtime exemptions).In this article we are going to cover the commonly misapplied overtime exemption known as the Motor-Carrier Act Exemption.

Chamberlain, Kaufman and Jones is a law firm with a nationwide reputation in helping employees receive the wages they are due for all hours worked, specializing in overtime law specifically collection of unpaid overtime pay due under the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

The Fair Labor Standards Act is designed to insure that wage earners are compensated for overtime hours and provides. generally qualify under the exemption, it was not satisfied that the plaintiff-dispatchers’ actual duties made them subject to the exemption.

Employees employed in a “bona fide administrative capacity” are not subject to, and are exempt from, the FLSA’s overtime provisions, provided that they are paid a.

The motor carrier overtime exemption does not apply to employees who work as drivers, driver’s helpers, loaders, or mechanics on certain small vehicles.

This means that an employer must pay employees who work on small vehicle overtime for all hours worked over 40. Overtime Pay (1) Partial overtime pay exemptions apply to employees engaged in certain operations on agricultural commodities and to employees of certain bulk petroleum distributors.

(2) Hospitals and residential care establishments may adopt, by agreement with their employees, a day work period instead of the usual seven-day workweek if the. Employees on light duty or with physical restrictions must be permitted to work overtime on the same basis as other employees.

In a recent settlement between United Airlines and the EEOC, the agency questioned an employer limiting overtime for employees who are on medical restrictions or limited to light duty. Many employers would think that when a worker is under physical limitations, or has.

Being paid a salary of $ per week or more is only one of the two factors. The other requirement is that you perform the duties of an exempt employee. If your duties are not that of an exempt employee, an employer cannot evade overtime requirements by paying you a salary.

For more information about the duties test, see question 7. Bottom line, the DOL currently considers commercial airline pilots, as exempt employees not entitled to overtime.

However, it is the DOL’s position that other pilots, such as corporate jet pilots, are non-exempt under 13(a)(1) and are entitled to overtime pay. Travel Pay for Nonexempt Employees.

Pay for nonexempt employees traveling on business is governed by provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Travel time will be paid at the employee’s regular hourly rate, or overtime rate when the total number of hours worked is in excess of 40 in a pay week (Sunday through Saturday).

Such lawsuits have the potential to be exceptionally dangerous since transportation employers typically classify dispatchers as exempt from overtime and then require the employees to work well.

1. Overtime pay wage laws in Nevada. In general, Nevada employers are required to pay employees for every hour they work. 1 If an employee works more than 40 hours a week, the overtime rate is one and a half times the employee’s regular rate — called “time and a half” pay.

Example: Jan gets $12 an hour as a restaurant week she works 41 : Amy A. Can an Hourly Paid Mechanic Be Exempt From Overtime?. In the United States, the Fair Labor Standards Act requires most employers to pay hourly employees an overtime rate of one and one-half of their normal hourly wage.

Several exemptions apply to this rule, however, and mechanics paid hourly sometimes fall under them. Lobasso gave an example of an exempt employee who earns $45, a year for approximately 42 hours a week, including two hours overtime per week.

The equivalent hourly wage would be. One exemption to the overtime pay requirement is the motor carrier exemption, which applies to drivers of motor carriers who transport passengers or property between different states or between. Section 13(b)(1) of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) provides an overtime exemption for drivers within the authority of the Secretary of Transportation under Section of the Motor Carrier Act of Essentially, these laws allow employers to classify drivers operating certain types of vehicles as overtime exempt and have been a part of our nation’s labor laws for decades.

Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), most employees in the United States must be paid at least the federal minimum wage for all hours worked and must be paid overtime (one-and-a-half times the employee’s regular rate) for all hours worked in excess of 40 in a workweek (29 U.S.C. § and following).

IBI Armored Servs., No. CV, WL (2d Cir. Apr. 3, ), addresses whether and to what extent employees who satisfy the motor carrier exemption can still bring overtime. Motor Carrier Act Exemption. Employees whose job duties affect the safety of operation of vehicles in transportation of passengers or property in interstate commerce may be exempt from FLSA overtime laws under the Motor Carrier Act.

This exemption from overtime pay law has been interpreted as applying to any driver, driver’s helper, loader or mechanic employed by a carrier and whose duties. The overtime provisions apply even to exempt employees under certain circumstances. This obviously results in a back wage liability if these employees have not been paid overtime compensation.

Drivers are often paid on a commission or mileage basis, but - when the overtime standards apply - it is necessary to compute and pay the overtime. motor carrier exemption (see text accompanying notes infra) implied that such employees were exempt from the overtime pay provisions of the state statutes.

Counsel made inquiry to the 48 continental states, received replies f but found only two rulings on point. F.2d at ___ n. Trucking is exempt from FLSA, which is the law that requires overtime pay for other employees. If drivers are being payed overtime pay ( times their hourly rate) after 40/wee or 8/day, it is ONLY because of union or non-union contract or company policy.

NO FEDERAL LAW REQUIRES OVERTIME PAY FOR TRUCK DRIVERS.Shippers should always check to see whether they are required to pay overtime compensation under the Motor Carrier Act exemption to the FLSA. Jeffrey Rhodes is an attorney with Doumar Martin in.(a) As explained in preceding sections of this part, section 13(b)(1) of the Fair Labor Standards Act does not exempt an employee of a carrier from the act's overtime provisions unless it appears, among other things, that his activities as a driver, driver's helper, loader, or mechanic directly affect the safety of operation of motor vehicles in transportation in interstate or foreign commerce.