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Seaman Has No Overtime Pay Claim (access required)

A Norfolk U.S. District Court dismisses this overtime pay suit filed by a captains and deckhands who worked on mini-tugs, as 29 U.S.C. § 213(b)(6) exempts “any employee employed as a seaman” from the Fair Labor Standards Act’s overtime pay requirements. In this case, there is no dispute over plaintiffs’ duties. The DOL advises that an ...