December 9, 2014
by Jaclyn Belczyk
The US Supreme Court ruled Tuesday in Integrity Staffing Solutions, Inc. v. Busk that employees are not entitled to overtime pay for the time spent waiting for and undergoing post-shift security screening procedures. The plaintiffs are warehouse workers at various sorting facilities connected to ...[read more]
October 23, 2014
by Elizabeth Dennis
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) was sued Monday for violating the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The lawsuit, brought by a former college athlete against the NCAA and NCAA Division 1 Member Schools, alleges that defendants both jointly agreed and conspired to violate the ...[read more]
October 9, 2014
by Bradley McAllister
The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments in two cases Wednesday. In Integrity Staffing Solutions v. Busk the court is tasked with determining whether time spent by employees for after-hours screenings to guard against warehouse theft qualifies for overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act ...[read more]
April 10, 2014
by Endia Vereen
JURIST Guest Columnist Jia Li, Indiana University Maurer School of Law Class of 2014, discusses the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and how it may potentially interact with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.ERISA 510 is an anti-retaliation provision that prevents e... ...[read more]
January 27, 2014
by Daniel Mullen
The US Supreme Court ruled Monday in Sandifer v. US Steel Corp. that employees are not entitled to compensation under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) for time spent changing in and out of protective gear. The FLSA governs minimum wages and maximum hours for certain employees and specifically ...[read more]
June 18, 2012
by Rebecca DiLeonardo
The US Supreme Court ruled 5-4 Monday in Christopher v. SmithKline Beecham Corp. that pharmaceutical sales representatives (PSRs) qualify as outside salespeople under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), making them ineligible for overtime under the act. The Department of Labor (DOL) had stated ...[read more]
April 17, 2012
by Julia Zebley
The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments Monday in Christopher v. SmithKline Beecham Corp. on the breadth of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) regarding pharmaceutical sales representatives (PSRs) as well as the Secretary of Labor's interpretation of the act. Circuits are split on whether PSRs ...[read more]
March 22, 2011
by Maureen Cosgrove
The US Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled 6-2 in Kasten v. Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corp. that the language "filed any complaint" of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) refers to both oral and written complaints. Kasten brought an anti-retaliation suit against the respondent under the FLSA ...[read more]
April 16, 2007
by James M Yoch Jr
The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments Monday in Long Island Care At Home v. Coke, 06-593, in which the Court considered whether a 1975 US Labor Department exemption rule that eliminates overtime for companionship services contravenes congressional intent to provide overtime in the... ...[read more]

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