A recent ruling affects a class action lawsuit that had been filed against two of Pittsburgh’s major hospitals, alleging violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act. It was alleged in the Com... Read more
It’s been decades since Congress enacted the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA). This is the federal law that, in part, guarantees workers overtime pay for hours worked over 40 in a sin... Read more
Tyson Foods Inc. will pay $32 million to settle a long-running dispute over whether it should compensate poultry plant workers for time they spend putting on and taking off protective clothi... Read more
Another overtime lawsuit has been decided in favor of pharmaceutical sales representatives resulting in their receiving back overtime pay. A federal judge ruled that Schering Plough pharmace... Read more
A federal judge in California denied a motion to dismiss a class action lawsuit alleging Prospect Mortgage LLC of misclassifying its loan officers and loan originators as being exempt from o... Read more
Many lawyers who handle employment litigation believe that class actions involving alleged wage-an-hour violations should not be affected by the ruling in the Wal-Mart case. In order to surv... Read more
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