Worker Can't Get Pay For Lunchtime Emails, Judge Says

Law360, New York (October 18, 2012, 3:15 PM EDT) -- A few minutes spent sending work emails during a lunch break need not be compensated under the Fair Labor Standards Act, a Florida federal judge determined, ruling in favor of a Florida college in a wage suit brought by a former employee at the school.

U.S. District Judge Robert N. Scola Jr. on Oct. 12 granted in part a motion for summary judgment filed by The Keiser School Inc., which does business as Keiser University, finding that former community relations coordinator Chandra Lewis is not owed...
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