Free Special Resources
Get Your FREE Special Report. Download Any One Of These FREE Special Resources, Instantly!
Featured Special Report
Claim Your Free Cost Per Hire Calculator
This handy calculator lets you plug in your expenses for recruiting, benefits, salaries, and more.

Graphs automatically generate to show you your annual cost per hire and a breakdown of where you are spending the most money.

Download Now!
October 13, 2000
Supreme Court Says Overtime an Essential Function

For a Limited Time receive a FREE Compensation Market Analysis Report! Find out how much you should be paying to attract and retain the best applicants and employees, with customized information for your industry, location, and job. Get Your Report Now!
Florida Power & Light Co. emerged victorious this week in a U.S. Supreme Court decision over a worker's right to decline overtime because of a disability. The court let an appeals court ruling on the issue stand.

Central to the case was the insistence by the worker, who had back problems, that he be permitted to choose when he worked overtime (his doctor had recommended that he not work more than 8 hours per day). The court reasoning was based on finding that overtime was an essential function of his job, and that a worker's overtime preferences could not conflict with the seniority rights of other employees under collective bargaining.

The case involved was Davis v. Florida Power & Light Co., U.S., No. 00-169. The case was denied 10/10/00).

Featured Free Resource:
Cost Per Hire Calculator
Twitter  Facebook  Linked In
Follow Us
Copyright © 2017 Business & Legal Resources. All rights reserved. 800-727-5257
This document was published on
Document URL: