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Volunteer Firefighters are Employees for Purposes of Federal Law, Sixth Circuit Holds
Posted on 21 Aug 2013 by Barran Liebman LLP

Last week, a divided Sixth Circuit panel determined that "volunteer" firefighters who receive $15 per hour are employees for purposes of federal employment laws. Mendel v. City of Gibraltar , __ F3d __, 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 16922 (6th Cir, Aug... Read More