FLSA Critics Converge On Capitol Hill

Law360, New York (July 14, 2011, 4:04 PM EDT) -- Critics of the Fair Labor Standards Act — including a human resources executive from IBM Corp. — urged members of Congress on Thursday to revise the Depression-era statute to better address the needs of the modern, technologically advanced workplace.

J. Randall MacDonald, senior vice president of human resources at IBM and chairman of the HR Policy Association, told the House subcommittee on workforce protections that the 73-year-old law is "failing America" because it doesn't adequately address the wishes of both employers and employees to be more...
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