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Massachusetts Federal Judge Issues Decision Expansively Interpreting FLSA’s Minimum Wage Obligations

As we have discussed, federal courts generally interpret the FLSA in conformity with longstanding FLSA principles stated in, among other seminal cases, United States v. Klinghoffer Bros. Realty Corp., 285 F.2d 487 (2d Cir. 1960). Under the Klinghoffer rule, the FLSA generally just mandates: 1) the payment of overtime at the regular rate for hours in … Continue Reading

Illinois Federal Court Rejects Plaintiff’s Effort To Breath Life Into “Gap Time” Recovery Under FLSA

The ubiquity of class and collective action lawsuits under the FLSA and state wage and hour laws requires employers to remain ever vigilant with respect to their wage practices. The ferocity of the plaintiffs’ bar is such that even seemingly settled FLSA doctrine is subject to attack. Recently, a federal district court in Illinois rejected one such … Continue Reading
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