Grapple Industries: FLSA Violations

Grapple Industries has 1,000 full-time and part-time employees who manufacture parts for hand tools. Company policy states that part-time employees are not eligible for overtime pay, even if an employee works more than 40 hours during a particular week. Grapple has:


A.not violated the FLSA because part-time employees are by definition exempt from overtime pay.

B.not violated the FLSA if it has obtained an exemption for part-time employees from the Department of Labor’s wage and hour administrator.

C.violated the FLSA because all of its employees are covered by the FLSA and entitled to overtime pay.

D.not violated the FLSA because its’ part-time employees fall within artistic and creative exception to the overtime rules.


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