Tag Archives: FLSA

Public accountability exception to the FLSA for "ghost employment"

Public accountability exception to the FLSA for "ghost employment" Demos v City of Indianapolis, CA7, 302 F3d 698. Alan L. Demos, an administrative employee, and Ronald Graham, a city executive, sued the City of Indianapolis claiming they were denied overtime … Continue reading

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Unaccepted Offers of Judgment Ineffective in FLSA Collective Cases

Posted by Greg Mersol Plaintiffs frequently include collective action allegations in even run-of-the-mill FLSA cases. What if an employer concludes, however, that no matter how frivolous the underlying claim, the defense costs will be more than even an oversized settlement? … Continue reading

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Fourth Circuit Authorizes Retaliation By Prospective Employers Against FLSA Claimants

in a significant employment law case, the Fourth Circuit ruled last Friday that an employer may decline employment to a prospective employees due to her having made FLSA charges against a previous employer. The case, decided 2-1 over a strong … Continue reading

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New York City police sergeants not "management" for the purposes of the FLSA and thus entitled to payment for overtime

New York City police sergeants not "management" for the purposes of the FLSA and thus entitled to payment for overtime Edward D. Mullins, et al v City Of New York, US Court Of Appeals, Second Circuit, Docket No. 09-3435-cv The … Continue reading

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The Importance of FLSA Compliance

In a previous post, I mentioned the importance of compliance with FLSA due to recent increase in enforcement efforts by the Department of Labor. One point I mentioned was the need for an employer to understand which bonuses needed to … Continue reading

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