Nicholas J. Purvis

Nicholas J. Purvis

Nicholas Purvis practices in the area of labor and employment law. He has experience at all levels of the litigation process, including analyzing potential claims and defenses, pleadings, conducting discovery, drafting and arguing discovery motions and dispositive motions, as well as experience representing clients at all stages of trial and any appeal. Additionally, Nick has experience with preventative measures including drafting employee handbooks and analyzing and implementing appropriate policies and procedures for employers.

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The Supreme Court Clarifies the Meaning of the FLSA’s “Changing Clothes” Exception

In a near unanimous decision on Monday, the United States Supreme Court further clarified the multifaceted and oft-litigated issue of whether “donning and doffing” of some protective gear prior to or following a work shift falls within the “changing clothes” exception of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”).  The Court’s decision permits such actions to be deemed noncompensable in a … Continue Reading