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California Judge Rejects Overreaching Hours Worked Allegation Contained in Plaintiffs’ Pleading

Employers (and thus courts) continue to be confronted with private litigation and DOL rulemaking seeking to expand the scope of wage-and-hour liabilities, such as expanding the definition of employee, seeking to narrow the scope of a longstanding exemption or expanding the definition of what constitutes compensable work. Rejecting a claim based on the latter theory, … Continue Reading

Eighth Circuit Affirms Mandatory Continuing Education Training Is Not Compensable

As the employer community continues to defend the new series of claims challenging the longstanding practice of utilizing unpaid interns, FLSA Plaintiffs and their counsel continue to seek additional avenues to expand the scope of compensable work under the FLSA.  In a new decision rejecting just such an attempt, the Court of Appeals for the … Continue Reading
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