Q & A

From OklahomaQuestion: I work for a municipal law enforcement agency in Oklahoma. Nothing in the FLSA relieves employers from their contractual obligations under a collective bargaining agreement. My employer has a practice that conflicts with what is agreed to in the CBA. There is a group of officers in the department that hold upper positions. These officers do not receive overtime. They work nine hours each day and only…

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Q&A #8: First Thursday

Featured in this month’s podcast: New DOL guidelines for the FMLA Scott v. Williams lawsuit out of Florida Drastic pension benefit cuts for one California city Last chance agreement violates law unless union is a party Chicago PD Blackberry case picks up steam Arbitrator’s sick leave decision violates FMLA, is overturned Decisions on what topics are mandatory for bargaining Q&As on Brady/Giglio communications and overtime Economic conditions update [jwplayer…

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Q&A Podcast #7: Arbitration Hearings, Free Speech

Can an employer require a union to provide its witnesses for interviews prior to an arbitration hearing? Can a law enforcement employer restrict the free speech rights of an 18-year-old child of an officer? Download audio file (Right click, select “Save As”) Use this link to play on iPhones and iPads Subscribe to LRIS Q&A by email Subscribe in a reader Subscribe on iTunes Favorite…

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Q&A Podcast #6: Comp Time Requests

Does the employee or the employer bear the burden of filling a shift if a comp time request requires overtime hire back? Download audio file (Right click, select “Save As”) Use this link to play on iPhones and iPads Subscribe to LRIS Q&A by email Subscribe on iTunes Favorite 0

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Q&A Podcast #3: Shift Trading, Doctors Notes Requirements

What does the FLSA have to say about keeping records of shift trades? Is it legal for an employer to require a doctors note if an employee uses sick leave? Download audio file (Right click, select “Save As”) Use this link to play on iPhones and iPads Subscribe to LRIS Q&A by email Subscribe on iTunes Favorite 0

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Q&A Podcast #2: Search & Seizure, Discipline, Sick Leave Abuse

Can an employer search an officer’s personal cell phone as part of an internal affairs investigation? How does an employer impose discipline on an employee who is in layoff status? How does an employer prove sick leave abuse? Download audio file (Right click, select “Save As”) Use this link to play on iPhones and iPads Subscribe to LRIS Q&A by email Subscribe on iTunes Favorite…

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Q&A Podcast #1, Tattoo Policy, Garrity Rights

In this podcast, Will answers questions dealing with tattoo policies and whether a Garrity-protected statement made by an employee can be used in the prosecution of another employee. Download audio file (Right click, select “Save As”) Use this link to play on iPhones and iPads Subscribe to LRIS Q&A by email Subscribe on iTunes Favorite 0

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