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The Working Families Flexibility Act – A Proposed Amendment to the FLSA

The Working Families Flexibility Act is a proposed amendment to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). If passed, it would allow employees to choose between receiving monetary compensation for overtime hours worked, or to receive compensatory time off… Read More
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Wage and Hour Litigation

If you are considering filing a lawsuit against your employer for a wage and hour violation under Kansas or Missouri state law or under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), it is wise to seek the advice of a skilled and experienced employ… Read More
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Class Action

Ninth Circuit Court Finds Class Action Waivers Unenforceable

On September 6, 2016, in Morris v. Ernst & Young, LLP, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals joined the Seventh Circuit and the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in finding that employers violate the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) when, as a co… Read More
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Lady Gaga And The Fair Labor Standards Act

A former personal assistant of Lady Gaga recently filed a lawsuit against the entertainer and her touring company claiming she was denied hundreds of thousands of dollars in overtime pay under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The assistan… Read More
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Wal-Mart Accused of Violating Minimum Wage Laws in Recent Suit

A new lawsuit accused Wal-Mart Stores and two cooperating staffing agencies of forcing temporary employees to show up early for work, stay late, and work through lunch. The suit further alleges that the staffing agencies, Labor Ready-Midwest Inc. and… Read More
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Olive Garden/Red Lobster Parent Company Sued for Labor Law Violations

According to a recent lawsuit, Darden Restaurants, the company behind the success of restaurants such as Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse, The Capital Grille and Red Lobster, violated federal labor laws by underpaying thousands of servers across t… Read More
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Increasing Number of Workers File Wage and Hour Complaints

According to a recent article by NBC News, an increasing number of workers believe that putting in time at work does not result in more financial benefit for them. Studies indicate there has recently been a spike in wage and hour violation claims b… Read More
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Supreme Court Says Drug Reps Not Owed Overtime

According to a recent decision handed down by the U.S. Supreme Court, pharmaceutical sales representatives fall under the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) definition of “outside salesmen” and are not owed overtime compensation. In… Read More
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More Developments Regarding "Gang Time" Violations in the Meatpacking Industry

As we told you in our earlier article, Wage Lawsuit Filed Against Creekstone Farms, in April of last year, our Kansas City Overtime Law Firm filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court on behalf of workers Paz Sanchez and Elvis Posadas against Creek… Read More
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Ongoing Lawsuit Against Creekstone Farms

In April of last year, our unpaid overtime lawfirm, Brady & Associates, filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court on behalf of workers Paz Sanchez and Elvis Posadas against Creekstone Farms Premium Beef. Ms. Sanchez and Mr. Posadas were design… Read More
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