5th Circuit: U.S. Department Of Labor May Sue State For Unpaid Wages

5th Circuit: U.S. Department Of Labor May Sue State For Unpaid Wages

NEW ORLEANS - The State of Texas is not immune from a lawsuit filed by the federal government on behalf of private individuals seeking unpaid wages, the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Sept. 12 (Hilda L. Solis, Secretary of Labor, United States Department of Labor v. State of Texas, Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, Child Protective Services Division,  No. 12-50049, 5th Cir.; 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 19138).

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