Beware Pre-Shift and Post-Shift Workplace Activities

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In Integrity Staffing Solutions v. Busk, the Supreme Court held that the FLSA only requires employers to compensate employees for time spent performing pre-shift (preliminary) and post-shift (postliminary) activities that are “integral and indispensable” to an employee’s principal activities.

What are “integral and indispensable?” Those activities that are (1) “necessary to the principal work performed” and (2) “done for the benefit of the employer.”

In Busk, for example, the court held that post-shift security screenings were not “integral and indispensable” for an Amazon warehouse employee, because such screenings are not “an intrinsic element of retrieving products from warehouse shelves or packaging them

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