"Allen v. City of Chicago"

This post was authored by Jolina A. Abrena

Over the past decade, employers have been daunted with increased litigation, including overtime cases filed under the Fair Labor and Standards Act (“FLSA”).  Indeed, in the 2016 Fiscal Year, the Wage and Hour Division (“WHD”) of the U.S. Department of Labor determined that there were violations in

hourglass-small.jpgEmerging technologies and increased demand for worker productivity during lean economic times have changed the way Americans work.  Today, employees routinely check their smartphones at all hours for emails, text messages, voicemails, and other electronic transmissions.  The modern workplace includes anywhere within range of a wireless signal.  Some employees even seem to be addicted to