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Third Circuit Joins Seventh and Ninth Circuits Holding that Federal Common Law Standard for Successor Liability Applies to FLSA Claims

Last week, the Third Circuit issued a precedential decision holding that the federal common law standard for successor liability is applicable to claims brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act.  The plaintiff filed a class and collective action complaint alleging … Continue reading

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Home Care Workers Finally Protected by Federal Minimum Wage and Overtime Laws

On September 17, 2013, the U.S. Department of Labor released its final rule extending federal minimum wage and overtime protections to approximately two million home care workers who care for the disabled, ill, and elderly.  The new rule narrows the … Continue reading

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Work for NO Pay??? Internships the New Entry Level Job

The Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA) was enacted during a period of high unemployment to ensure that employees would receive a “fair day’s pay for a fair day’s work.”  See Overnight Transp. Co. v. Missel, 316 U.S. 572, … Continue reading

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