Wellness Activities are Non-Compensable Under FLSA

The Department of Labor (DOL) recently opined that employers do not need to compensate employees for time spent on voluntary wellness activities.  Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), time spent doing such activities are non-compensable. Wellness activities include: Participating in biometric screenings, where participation in the screening may decrease an employee's health insurance deductible Attending an in-person health education... Read More

We Challenge You: Potomac Companies to Make Lunches for Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless

  On August 29th, Potomac Companies is gathering with the Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless (MCCH) to work towards a common goal: to eradicate homelessness in the Montgomery County area. Rockville-based MCCH provides shelter, housing, and advocacy services in order to both better the lives of Montgomery County’s homeless population, with the end result of “mak homelessness a rare,... Read More