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  • Pattymd
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    So, if you had approval, you would get paid? Then the employer is being consistent. 6 minutes is considered de minimis by the Fair Labor Standards Act.

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  • sbuske
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    6 minute overlap

    We do not punch a clock, so we would not be paid if we started 6 min. early.
    We could write it in as a tenth of an hour, but without approval, we would not be paid.

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  • Pattymd
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    Actually, the FLSA guidelines allow for rounding to the nearest 15 minute interval, as long as the rounding is consistent. What happens if you start work 6 minutes before your scheduled start time?

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  • sbuske
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    6 Minute Overlap (Illinois)

    Our company requires us to remain 6 minutes after the end of our shift unpaid. Our work day is now 8 hours and 6 minutes long.We are paid for 8 hours. We are paid for a 10 minute morning break, and a 20 minute lunch break. My employer justifies this by telling us we are only entitled to a 20 minute break, and we should be happy because we get an extra 4 minutes paid. 2 breaks=30 min. - 20 min. lunch + 6 min. overlap=26 min.
    Any ideas on the legality of this?
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