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Do Employers Have To Pay Unionized Workers For Time Spent Donning And Doffing Safety Gear? Supreme Court Says No.
In recent years, one of the hottest types of collective actions against employers under the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA") is what is commonly called a "donning and doffing claim"—a lawsuit for unpaid wages for time employees spent changing clothes for work, such as putting on uniforms, safety gear, and the like.
United States
30 Jan 2014
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The Fate of Hollywood Internship Programs May Rest With the Second Circuit
Former interns used to get revenge against their employers by writing tell-all blog posts and memoirs. Now, they’re lending their names to plaintiffs’ lawyers, who then file wage-and-hour class or collective actions alleging that interns must be paid like hourly employees.
United States
20 Dec 2013
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Supreme Court Holds That Plaintiff Whose Individual Claims Were Mooted By An Offer Of Judgment Lacks Standing To Maintain FLSA Collective Action
The Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 permits an employee to file a "collective action" for damages against an employer individually and on behalf of other "similarly situated" employees who later choose to join the lawsuit.
United States
17 Apr 2013
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California Court Of Appeal Rejects NLRB’s View That Federal Labor Law Prevents Use Of Class Waivers In Employment Arbitration Provisions
Twice in as many months, the California state appellate courts have enforced an arbitration agreement requiring arbitration of wage-and-hour claims on an individual basis.
United States
25 Jul 2012
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Dukes v. Wal-Mart Stores: En Banc Ninth Circuit Drastically Lowers the Bar for Class Certification and Creates Circuit Court Splits in Approving Largest Class Action Ever Certified
The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has issued a significant decision affirming the certification of the largest class action since the adoption of Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23.
United States
7 May 2010
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