2nd Circuit: Injured, Ill Seafarers Entitled To Unearned Overtime

NEW YORK - A class of seafarers who were discharged due to illness or injury are owed, as part of their unearned wages, overtime pay they would have earned, the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled June 25, affirming a trial court decision (John Padilla, et al. v. Maersk Line, Limited, No. 12-834, 2nd Cir.; 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 12964).

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