DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA — The U.S. Supreme Court recently heard arguments concerning three major class action lawsuits against large corporations, some of which pertain to overtime pay and wage theft, over whether or not arbitration agreements can trump workers’ rights to collectively bring action against employers.
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WASHINGTON D.C. — Democratic Senators recently introduced new legislation to stiffen penalties against businesses accused of committing wage theft against workers and other violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
WASHINGTON D.C. — The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires employers to provide workers with an accurate accounting of all the individual’s hours spent on the job, wages earned, and other compensation earned.
WASHINGTON D.C. — Section 13(b)(1) of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) provides an overtime exemption for drivers within the authority of the Secretary of Transportation under Section 204 of the Motor Carrier Act of 1935.
WASHINGTON D.C. — A Washington, D.C. medical transport driver recently filed an unpaid overtime lawsuit against a nationwide health care contractor based out of St. Louis alleging the defendant grossly underpaid local workers.
WASHINGTON D.C. — A group of six current and former employees for popular Washington, D.C. restaurant Founding Farmers recently filed an unpaid overtime lawsuit against the owners of the business over allegations that the company failed to pay workers for all their hours spent on the job at multiple restaurants owned by the defendant.