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...
"Tell me how you're paid." The biggest wage and hour case I ever defended started with those five little words. A very disgruntled, and justifiably fired, ex-employee went to see a plaintiff's employment lawyer about filing a wrongful discharge lawsuit. The lawyer correctly told him...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) An employer's offer of judgment in an
amount representing alleged unpaid wages plus attorney fees, costs and
expenses under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 68 to an employee who brought a
collective action under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) moots the
On April 16, the Supreme Court issued its opinion in Genesis Healthcare Corp. v. Symczyk . You may
recall my previous coverage of this case as the "FLSA Pick-Off
In short, an employee filed a FLSA wage and hour claim
intended to be a collective action. The defendant made a Rule...
by Daniel D. Fassio
Though traditional class actions have long been barred
under the Fair Labor Standards Act, Congress provided within the statute a
provision allowing "collective actions." The provision provided a vehicle for
groups of employees with similar grievances to be represented...