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