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Class Certified for Ambulance Overtime Claim (access required)

A Norfolk U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge conditionally certifies a class of ambulance crew personnel – drivers and EMTs – in this suit under the Fair Labor Standards Act for compensation for automatic deductions of 30-minute meal breaks without reimbursement ...

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Abused Domestic Worker Wins Trafficking Case (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court adopts a magistrate judge’s recommendation and enters default judgment of $749,351 under the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act and for breach of contract, to plaintiff, a Filipina domestic worker hired by defendants through Qatar and ...

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Exec Bonus was ‘Income’ for Disability Plan (access required)

A disabled executive’s $280,000 “profit-sharing” bonus counted as payment for work under his company’s ERISA disability plan, and the boost in his earnings allowed the plan administrator to terminate his long-term disability benefits in 2012; however, the plan could not ...

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