Featured In Automatic Merchandiser: Are You Paying Your Drivers Correctly?

March 10, 2014

One law that continually baffles or hides from many vending operators is the federal Motor Carrier Exemption and Overtime. Many vending operators assume under this law, they do not have to pay route drivers overtime, but there are specific criteria that have to be met, including driving a vehicle that has a Gross Vehicle Weight Rating of more than 10,000 pounds. Many vending operators using this law incorrectly to determine pay for employees will find themselves in violation of the federal law. Full article.