Motor Carrier Exemption

Court_of_Appeals_3rd_Circuit_SealCo-authored by Abad Lopez and Noah Finkel

The Third Circuit put a screeching halt to the contention that drivers must actually cross state lines to be exempt from overtime under the Motor Carrier Act (“MCA”). In Resch v. Krapf’s Coaches, Inc., the court ruled that drivers were exempt from overtime based on the mere possibility of driving across state
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Authored by Kevin Young

In a move that could substantially impact businesses employing drivers and treating them as exempt from federal overtime requirements, the U.S. Department of Labor (the “DOL”) has narrowed its view of the Motor Carrier Exemption (the “MCE”) to the Fair Labor Standards Act (the “FLSA”), as set forth under 29 U.S.C. § 213(b).  The move

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