29 CFR 785.22 - Duty of 24 hours or more

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  • Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration,
    • United States
    • Federal Register May 02, 2000
    • May 2, 2000
    ...that drivers who are awakened during their principal sleep period are more likely to have reduced alertness. The WHD regulations at 29 CFR Sec. 785.22 Duty of 24 hours or more also address interruptions of sleep in paragraph (b) of that section, stating that if the sleeping period is interr......
  • Application of the Fair Labor Standards Act to Domestic Service
    • United States
    • Federal Register October 01, 2013
    • October 1, 2013
    ...uninterrupted time spent sleeping need not be counted as work time so long as an agreement exists between the employer and employee. 29 CFR 785.22. Bright Star Healthcare of Baltimore, for example, expressed concern that it would not be allowed to enter into agreements with its current empl......
  • Mendiola v. CPS Sec. Solutions, Inc., B240519
    • United States
    • California Court of Appeals
    • July 3, 2013
    ...of a written agreement, the sleep time could be excluded. Relying in part on the federal definition of hours worked codified in 29 C.F.R. part 785.22, the court held that “it is permissible for an employer and ambulance drivers and attendants to enter into an agreement, which need not be wr......
  • Clayton v. Delmarva Cmty. Servs., Inc., Civil Action No. RDB-18-2511
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 4th Circuit. United States District Court (Maryland)
    • March 23, 2020
    ...ECF No. 43-7.) In fact, 29 C.F.R. § 785.14 makes no mention of "adequate" sleeping facilities. Rather, this language comes from 29 C.F.R. § 785.22, which Plaintiffs do not assert in this case. See 29 C.F.R. § 785.22 9 ("provided adequate sleeping facilities are furnished by the employer and......
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  • U.S.A v. Sabhnani, No. 08-3720-cr(L)
    • United States
    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals (2nd Circuit)
    • March 25, 2010
    ...Department of Labor regulations suggest that "the entire [sleeping] period" should be counted towards the number of hours worked. 29 C.F.R. § 785.22. The district court did not err, much less abuse its discretion, in conclud-[599 F.3d 259]ing that the trial record shed substantial light on ......
  • Mendiola v. CPS Sec. Solutions, Inc., B240519
    • United States
    • California Court of Appeals
    • July 3, 2013
    ...of a written agreement, the sleep time could be excluded. Relying in part on the federal definition of hours worked codified in 29 C.F.R. part 785.22, the court held that “it is permissible for an employer and ambulance drivers and attendants to enter into an agreement, which need not be wr......
  • Dunlop v. State of Rhode Island, Civ. A. No. 74-24.
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 1st Circuit. United States District Courts. 1st Circuit. District of Rhode Island
    • August 4, 1975
    ...such considerations as "interruptions of sleep" come into play only when an employee is required to be on duty for 24 hours or more. 29 CFR § 785.22. As noted, supra, the instant plaintiffs are on duty only for 16 Rulings, interpretations and opinions of the Administrator of the Wage and Ho......
  • Clayton v. Delmarva Cmty. Servs., Inc., Civil Action No. RDB-18-2511
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 4th Circuit. United States District Court (Maryland)
    • March 23, 2020
    ...ECF No. 43-7.) In fact, 29 C.F.R. § 785.14 makes no mention of "adequate" sleeping facilities. Rather, this language comes from 29 C.F.R. § 785.22, which Plaintiffs do not assert in this case. See 29 C.F.R. § 785.22 9 ("provided adequate sleeping facilities are furnished by the employer and......
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  • Labor and Employment Issues Facing the Healthcare Industry
    • United States
    • JD Supra United States
    • July 12, 2019
    ...general testimony about sleep time interruptions because of a reasonable agreement between the employer and the workers consistent with 29 C.F.R. § 785.22 and a requirement that the workers record all working time, although they chose not to do 32 See 29 C.F.R. § 552.110(b); Application of ......
  • West Virginia DOL Withdraws Proposed Emergency Wage And Hour Regulations
    • United States
    • Mondaq United States
    • January 2, 2015
    ...to said principal activity or activities."). 4 29 C.F.R. § 785.19(a). 5 29 C.F.R. §§ 785.18, 785.19(a). 6 29 C.F.R. § 785.17. 7 29 C.F.R. § 785.22(a). 8 29 C.F.R. § 785.22(b). It should be noted that federal law requires employers to pay for any time the employee actually performs work duri......
  • No Lullaby for Employers: California Supreme Court Finds Sleep Periods Considered 'Hours Worked'
    • United States
    • JD Supra United States
    • January 14, 2015
    ...who requires an employee reside on its property to exclude from hours worked time the employee is not carrying out his/her duties, and 29 C.F.R. 785.22, which allows an employer and employee agree that a sleep period of no more than eight hours may be excluded from hours worked when the emp......
  • No Lullaby For Employers: California Supreme Court Finds Sleep Periods Considered 'Hours Worked'
    • United States
    • Mondaq United States
    • January 14, 2015
    ...who requires an employee reside on its property to exclude from hours worked time the employee is not carrying out his/her duties, and 29 C.F.R. 785.22, which allows an employer and employee agree that a sleep period of no more than eight hours may be excluded from hours worked when the emp......
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