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Plaintiffs May Join State, Federal Pay Claims (access required)

A Norfolk U.S. District Court says plaintiff city police officers may sue in federal court for overtime pay under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act and under Virginia’s wage act; the court will exercise supplemental jurisdiction over plaintiffs’ state law claim. Plaintiffs seek declaratory relief, injunctive relief, unpaid overtime pay and liquidated damages for themselves and ...