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SCOTUS Soundly Rejects Notion That FLSA Exemptions Are To Be "Narrowly Construed"
After today, it's difficult to defend the "narrow construction" argument as anything more than a misguided maxim.
United States
4 Apr 2018
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Texas Court Grants Summary Judgment Invalidating 2016 Federal Overtime Rule
The Texas federal district court that had issued a preliminary injunction in November 2016 blocking implementation of the Obama Administration's revised overtime rule granted the plaintiffs' motion for summary judgment...
United States
1 Sep 2017
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Recovery Of Liquidated Damages Under Both FLSA And State Law Improper, Says Second Circuit
In a summary order issued on December 7, the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held that an award of liquidated damages under both the FLSA and the New York Labor Law with respect to the same violation was improper.
United States
15 Dec 2016
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Yoga Instructors Can Be Independent Contractors, Says NY Court of Appeals
Yoga Vida, a yoga studio in Manhattan, offers classes taught by both staff instructors, classified as employees, and non-staff instructors, classified as independent contractors.
United States
2 Nov 2016
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Sixth Circuit: Loan Underwriters Not Entitled To Overtime Pay
On March 2, 2016, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit held that residential loan underwriters of Huntington National Bank are administrative employees under the FLSA and therefore not entitled to overtime pay.
United States
4 Mar 2016
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College Athletes Not University Employees, Says Federal District Court
On February 16, 2016, a federal district court in Indiana held that former athletes at the University of Pennsylvania were not university employees entitled to the protections of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
United States
22 Feb 2016
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Federal Court Says Document Review By Contract Attorney Is Exempt Work
Henig argued that the document review only required him to follow basic instructions and that he did not draw on legal knowledge and judgment to perform the work.
United States
5 Jan 2016
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Federal Court In Illinois Finds No Overtime Due To Police For Off-Duty Use Of BlackBerrys
The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois ruled in the City of Chicago's favor on December 10, 2015, denying police officers' claims that they were owed overtime pay for their off-duty use of work-issued BlackBerrys.
United States
15 Dec 2015
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Supreme Court Denies Stay Of DOL's Home Care Rule
On December 22, 2014, in Home Care Association of America v. Weil, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia vacated a key portion of a U.S. Department of Labor regulation amending the minimum wage and overtime exemptions for "companionship" domestic service workers.
United States
8 Oct 2015
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Second Circuit Revives Contract Attorney's Misclassification Suit
On July 23, 2015, the Second Circuit, in Lola v. Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, Tower Legal Staffing, Inc., revived a putative collective action brought by David Lola, a contract attorney, against Skadden and Tower Legal Staffing, Inc., alleging violations of the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
United States
3 Aug 2015
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Second Circuit Revives Putative Collective Action
On July 23, 2015, the Second Circuit, in Lola v. Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, Tower Legal Staffing, Inc., revived a putative collective action brought by David Lola, a contract attorney, against Skadden and Tower Legal Staffing, Inc.
United States
28 Jul 2015
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Oral Complaint To Supervisor Can Support FLSA Retaliation Claim, Says Second Circuit
On April 20, 2015, the Second Circuit overruled its existing precedent and held that oral complaints of FLSA violations, made internally to a supervisor, can form the basis for a retaliation claim under Section 215 of the FLSA.
United States
22 Apr 2015
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