In a matter of first impression, the Northern District of Illinois determined that maids and house cleaners employed by third parties are protected
The New Jersey Assembly Budget Committee has approved legislation to enhance penalties and sanctions against employers who illegally withhold wages and benefits from employees.
The U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) has recovered $213,000 in back wages for 1,028 foreign students who were employed at a plant owned by Hershey Co.
Several months ago, an employer asked me why settlements under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) are typically accessible to the public.
Affiliated Computers Services, Inc. (“ACS”), a company owned by Xerox, has agreed to settle a wage and hour dispute with call center employees for $4.5 million.
The United States Department of Labor (“DOL”) has announced that Viza Wash LLP, a San Antonio car wash, has agreed to pay $246,438 in unpaid minimum wages and overtime pay.
On Monday, the Northern District of Alabama dismissed sixteen (16) individuals from a federal overtime lawsuit against Mercedes-Benz International Inc. (“Mercedes”) due to their status as “highly compensated” employees.
Statutes and regulations cannot possibly provide guidance for every situation.
The surprise of the recent snowstorm in Southern California was nothing compared to the shock created by the California Supreme Court in its ruling in Brinker International Inc., et al. v. Superior Court.
I have been asked on several occasions whether illegal aliens, or unauthorized immigrants, can sue for unpaid wages under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”).