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Food Does Not Constitute Wages Under the FLSA

The Northern District of Mississippi recently ruled in Newsom, et al., v. Carolina Logistics Services, Inc., No. 2:11-CV-00172, that food does not constitute wages under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) in granting partial summary judgment in plaintiffs’ favor. Plaintiff Cedric … Continue reading

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Help for Those Whose Livelihood Was Destroyed by Hurricane Sandy

Have you lost most of your income because of Hurricane Sandy?  If you live or work[1] in those counties in New York, New Jersey, or Connecticut that have been declared disaster areas by President Obama, you may be eligible for … Continue reading

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Sen. Al Frankin Introduces Class Action Bill

Senator Al Frankin of Minnesota recently introduced a new bill to address the Supreme Court’s decision in Wal-Mart v. Dukes by restoring workers’ ability to challenge discriminatory employment policies and practices. To bring an action on a class-wide basis requires … Continue reading

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