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‘Joint Employer’ Covers TV Technician Pay (access required)

Two groups of satellite television technicians have sufficiently alleged that defendants DIRECTV and DirectSat jointly employed the technicians for coverage by federal minimum wage and overtime pay standards, and the 4th Circuit reverses dismissal of plaintiff technicians’ FLSA suits. ’Joint ...

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Support waived, but contempt for nonpayment (access required)

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A husband could be cited for contempt for failure to make agreed-upon periodic payments to his ex-wife, even though she waived spousal support in language incorporated into their final divorce decree. The husband could not avoid the contempt citation by ...

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‘Same Transaction’ Test Saves Refiled Suit (access required)

A plaintiff who nonsuited her dental malpractice suit alleging nerve damage from a negligent root canal, but refiled her complaint with additional allegations, survives defendant’s plea in bar with the Alexandria Circuit Court’s application of the “same transaction or occurrence” ...

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