Tax preparers' wage claim taxes patience of appeals court

Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), employees are entitled to wages if they are required by their employer to participate in employment training. However, is the annual refresher training given to H&R Block tax preparers who have not yet been employed for the upcoming tax season compensable time? Read on to learn how the U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals (whose rulings apply to all Iowa employers) responded to that question. Read More...