Tag Archives: FLSA

U.S. Supreme Court Rules Against FLSA Plaintiff After Rejecting Rule 68 Offer

In a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court in Genesis Healthcare Corp. v. Symczyk ruled that a plaintiff’s Fair Labor Standards Act collective action against Healthcare Corp. must be dismissed because the plaintiff “had no personal interest in representing others.”  … Continue reading

Tags:  , | Leave a comment

An Offer of Judgment Should Not Moot a FLSA Collective Action

The United States Supreme Court granted certiorari of a decision by the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, Symczyk v. Genesis HealthCare Corp., 656 F.3d 189 (3d Cir. 2011.  The Third Circuit in Symczyk held that a collective action brought under the FLSA is … Continue reading

Tags:  , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Tags:  , , , , , , , | Leave a comment