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BLR Video Explains SCOTUS Case that Will Clarify 'Changing Clothes' under FLSA

Brentwood, TN—March 15, 2013—The United States Supreme Court has agreed to hear an important case involving donning and doffing and the meaning of the term 'changing clothes' under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

In the latest episode of BLR's HR Compliance News Update video series, Legal Editor Susan Prince provides background on the issue and details about the case—as well as the ruling's implication for employers.

Prince takes a look at the FLSA regulations as well as relevant (and contradictory) U.S. circuit court rulings on the subject of whether time changing clothes should be considered compensable work time.

The video is currently available at

In each installment of the 'HR Compliance News Update', BLR's editors review recent, significant developments employers should know about—and their legal experts provide insights beyond the headlines. To subscribe to receive these video updates, visit BLR's YouTube Channel.

Susan E. Prince, J.D., is a Legal Editor for BLR's human resources and employment law publications. Ms. Prince has over 10 years of experience as an attorney and writer in the field of human resources and has published numerous articles on a variety of human resources and employment topics, including compensation, benefits, workers' compensation, discrimination, work/life issues, termination, and military leave.

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