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Federal Judge Orders Memphis Construction Company to Pay Back Workers and Comply with Labor Laws

A federal judge recently ordered a Memphis, Tennessee construction company to pay back dozens of workers the government claims were defrauded out of overtime pay and other wages by the defendant’s intentional misclassification of workers as “independent contractors.” Under the terms of the order, Mulrooney Enterprises will pay 94 affected workers a collective sum of $140,000 in back pay and damages and is further ordered to permanently comply with federal wage and labor laws.

Tennessee Firefighter Files Class Action Unpaid Overtime Lawsuit

MEMPHIS — A former Tennessee-firefighter recently filed a class action unpaid overtime lawsuit against the city of Mt. Juliet, claiming he and other firefighters are owed thousands of dollars in back wages for consistently working past the overtime pay threshold.

Department Of Veterans Affairs’ Faces Overtime Pay Lawsuit

MEMPHIS — The Department of Veterans Affairs’ Veterans Canteen Service was named in a 2015 class action lawsuit on the basis that the department had a common policy of illegally misclassifying Assistant Canteen Chiefs to avoid paying various benefits to those employees.

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