BLOGS: Fair Labor Standards Act Law

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Thursday, July 28, 2011, 2:53 PM

Kinder Morgan to Pay More than $830,000 in Overtime Back Wages

Kinder Morgan to pay more than $830,000 in overtime back wages to 4,659 employees, resolving US Labor Department lawsuit.

See U.S. Department of Labor web site.

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Starbucks Faces Large Wage & Hour Class Action

Friday, July 15, 2011, 3:34 PM

SuperMedia Faces Employment Class Action Lawsuit

Dallas, TX: A class action federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) lawsuit has been filed charging that SuperMedia, Inc., formerly known as Idearc, Inc., wrongfully denied hundreds of inside sales employees overtime compensation over the preceding three year period.

Click to read more (Lawyers and Settlements).

Thursday, July 7, 2011, 3:47 PM

$10.5 Million Settlement Reached in Aon Insurance Services Employment Lawsuit

Plaintiffs' website touts settlement of California misclassification litigation involving insurance "account specialists."

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Los Angeles-based Farmers Insurance to pay more than $1.5 million in back wages to nearly 3,500 employees

Attached is a press release from the US Department of Labor. We pass this on without editorial comment.

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Wednesday, July 6, 2011, 3:44 PM

Donning and Doffing -- Tenth Circuit

The US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit (the Rocky Mountain region from the Mexican border to the southern boundary of Montana) has affirmed a ruling that turkey processing employees are not entitled for pay for time spent putting on and removing personal protective equipment, agreeing that these activities are not "changing clothes" under either the Fair Labor Standards Act or Colorado law.

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Employee Misclassification

Employee misclassification can lead to big penalties for employers.

See article from American Bar Association newsletter.

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