Labor Department Releases Three New Opinion Letters

Last week, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released three new Opinion Letters:

FMLA2019-2-A, addressing whether time spent attending a Committee on Special Education meeting to discuss a child’s Individualized Education Program qualifies as FMLA leave;

FLSA2019-11, addressing the application of the section 7(k) overtime exemption to public agency employees engaged in both fire protection and law enforcement activities; and

FLSA2019-12, addressing the employment status of volunteer reserve deputies who may perform paid extra duty work for third parties.

An article in Employers Council’s September 1 Bulletin will discuss the letters in greater detail.