Friday, May 16, 2014

National Mediation Board (NMB) Finds Medical Helicopter Service Subject to Railway Labor Act

The determination of whether an entity is covered by the Railway Labor Act impacts compensation strategy and potential liability as the FLSA exempts from its overtime requirement individuals employed by such air carriers.  The coverage determination is made by the National Mediation Board (NMB), which recently issued new opinion re-confirming the applicability of the Railway Labor Act to a medical helicopter service’s employees.  TriState CareFlight LLC, 41 N.M.B. No. 15, 4/29/14.

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By Noel P. Tripp

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