While the FLSA’s coverage is broad, it does not extend to all employment scenarios. In a new decision addressing the common employment scenario where a building owner employs a single worker to serve as a janitor and handle miscellaneous tasks, Magistrate Judge Ramon E. Reyes of the Eastern District of New York ruled that such
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Federal Courts Finds Question of Fact as to “Employee” Status of Casino “Guides” and Related Issues
As we have detailed many times, the legal determination as to when an individual providing services is performing work which must be compensated under the minimum wage and overtime provisions of the FLSA is not always simple. This inquiry and related questions were at issue in Rui Xiang Huang v. J&A Entm’t Inc., 2012 U.S.
Eleventh Circuit Finds Crane Dispatcher To Be Exempt Administrative Employee
In light of other case law, a recent pro-employer decision from the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, holding that a salaried dispatcher for a crane rental company qualified as an exempt administrative employee, adds credence to a question often asked by legal and human resources professionals: is the administrative exemption in the eye of the…
Magistrate Judge Rules Brooklyn Church Not an FLSA “Enterprise”
Determining whether an entity is covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act is not an easy analysis. One basis for jurisdiction is "enterprise coverage."
On March 3, Magistrate Judge Azrack of the Eastern District of New York ruled on summary judgment that St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church of Brooklyn is not an “enterprise” for purposes of…