Labor and Employment Law

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What is Retaliation in the Second Circuit Under the FLSA?
Posted on 21 May 2015 by Sheppard Mullin

by Kevin Smith and Ryan Duffy On April 20, 2015, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit reversed a long-standing precedent when it held in Greathouse v. JHS Security Inc. that an internal oral complaint could be sufficient to demonstrate... Read More

Fourth Circuit Authorizes Retaliation by Prospective Employers Against FLSA Claimants
Posted on 22 Aug 2011 by Mack Sperling

In a significant employment law case, the Fourth Circuit ruled last Friday that an employer may decline employment to a prospective employees due to her having made FLSA charges against a previous employer. The case, decided 2-1 over a strong dissent... Read More