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Supreme Court Hears Cases on Class Action Lawsuits

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.

What is de Minimis Time on the Job?

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.

Is Your Employer Complying with the Motor Carrier Act?

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. Servers Sue Employer for Not Paying Overtime

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.

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