Tag Archives: overtime wage law

District Court Distinguishes Wal-Mart v. Dukes in Applebee’s Suit

Another case in the Seventh Circuit is helping define the limits of Wal-Mart v. Dukes. On March 2, 2012, the District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division, declined to decertify a class in an employment suit brought … Continue reading

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Which States Entitle Their Employees to Paid Rest Breaks?

Certain states require paid rest periods for employees , but the federal law does not. Under The Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”), the federal law that sets minimum wage and overtime pay in the private sector for full-time and part-time workers and … Continue reading

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In Ross v. RBS Citizens, Seventh Circuit Clarifies Class Action Certification and Commonality, Distinguishing Dukes in the Process

Imagine, for a moment, that a company told its employees that they could not record overtime hours, even if they were eligible for overtime compensation. Not exactly the nicest thing to do, right? Now imagine this company also forced its … Continue reading

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