Wage and Hour Case Notes
By Lois M. Kosch
Lois M. Kosch is a partner at Wilson Turner Kosmo. She specializes in counseling and representing employers in all aspects of employment law and litigation. Ms. Kosch is a former member of the Labor and Employment Law Section’s Executive Committee.
DOL Opinion Letters
On July 1, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor issued three new opinion letters addressing compliance issues under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). An opinion letter is an official, written opinion by the Department’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) on how a particular law applies in specific circumstances presented by the individual or entity that requested the letter. Opinion Letters are available on the DOL’s website (www.dol.gov/whd/opinion/guidance.htm). The new opinion letters address the following topics: