Chapter 11 - FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT

 

 

 

RECENT CASES

Article 11-16  (May 10, 2017)

Link: MO - Ambulance transport company must pay overtime to drivers of interstate vans that can only hold 7 passengers

 

Article 11-15  (Dec. 1, 2016)

Link: TX - Fed. District Judge issues nationwide injunction against DOL's new salary test for exempt - $47,476 - DoJ expedited appeal

 

Article 11-14  (Aug. 2, 2016)

Link: NY - NY City Park Rangers - lawsuit seeking payment for time it takes for donning & doffing uniforms may proceed in U.S. District Court

 

Article 11-13  (May 18, 2016)

Link:  U.S. Department of Labor - increases salaray test for employees eligible to earn overtime - $47,476

 

Article 11-12 (Nov. 24, 2015)

Link:  PA:  Corrections Officers paid for lunch breaks - 1 hour break, paid only 45 min. - lawsuit dismissed since 15 min. predominantly personal time

 

Article 11-11 (Oct. 30, 2014)

Link: WV - City Of Charleston Changed Computation Of FF "Baseline" Hourly Rate - Rates Lowered By Including Kelly Days And Vacation - Nothing In CBA Required City To Negotiate Change WIth IAFF

 

Article 11-10  (May 7, 2014)

Link: OR - Vacation And Sick Time - To Be Counted Towards Overtime Hours, Since CBA Silent

 

Article 11-9 (March 18, 2014)

Link:  CA - Los Angeles Dispatchers Entitled To Overtime Pay After 40 Hours - Willful Violation

 

Article 11-8 (Jan. 27, 2014)

Link:  U.S. Sup. Ct. - Donning & Doffing Safety Equipment - U.S. Steel

 

Article 11-7 (Sept. 17, 2013)

Link:  MS - Disrict Fire Chiefs are "exempt" from overtime pay - never had salary reduced when missed part of their shift

 

Article 11-6 (May 3, 2013)

Link:  TN:  FEDERAL JUDGE FINDS THAT CHATTANOOGA MISCLASSIFIED CAPTAIN AS EXEMPT

 

Article 11-5 (Nov. 7, 2012)

Link:  TX:  WILLFUL VIOLATIONS - MEAL PERIOD AND SLEEP TIME

 

Article 11-4  (Nov. 7, 2012)

Link:  TN:  CAPTAINS CLASSIFIED AS EXEMPT

 

Article 11-3  (Oct. 31, 2012)

Link:  FL - VOLUNTEER FF - NOT ENTITLED TO OVERTIME OR MINIUMUM WAGE

 

Article 11-2 (May 23, 2012)

Link:  Rhode Island - Changes In FD Work Shifts Must Be Negotiated

 

Article 11-1  (Aug. 25, 2011)

Link:  KY - State Supreme Court - Municipalities Must Pay About $2 Million More - Revised Calculation On $3,100 Annual Educational Incentive Pay

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