SCOTUS Grants Cert. in FLSA "Pick Off" Case - COTW #99

The Supreme Court recently granted certiorari in Genesis HealthCare Corp. v. Symczyk and it's the employment law Case of the Week! You can read the 3d Circuit opinion here . I know what you're thinking . . . "hey, wasn't that Lawffice Space Case of the Week #57 back on September 8, 2011...

Does an Unaccepted Offer of Judgment Moot a Wage and Hour Case? Genesis HealthCare Corp. v. Symczyk

Let's say an employee sues you, claiming that you withheld certain wages owed under the Fair Labor Standards Act. In addition to defending the lawsuit, you make her what is called an "offer of judgment" to make her whole for all wages she claims she is owed (including any liquidated...

Split U.S. High Court: Individual, Collective Claims Mooted by Judgment Offer

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) Individual and collective claims by the sole named plaintiff in a wage-and-hour collective action were rendered moot once her employer offered judgment in an amount that represented alleged unpaid wages plus attorney fees, costs and expenses under Federal Rule of...