2nd Circuit Reinstates Domestic Help's Wage Claims

2nd Circuit Reinstates Domestic Help's Wage Claims

NEW YORK - A girl who was brought to the United States to work for people she considered family may proceed with her Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) claim because genuine issues of fact remain as to whether the girl was a domestic service employee under the federal law, the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled July 31, partially vacating a trial court ruling (Linda Velez v. Betsy Sanchez, et al. v. Hernando Sanchez, No. 11-90, 2nd Cir.; 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 15805).

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