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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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SSA Claim Remanded for ‘Special Technique’ Reg (access required)

On a matter of first impression in this circuit, the 4th Circuit holds that an administrative law judge’s failure to follow the “special technique” required while evaluating a claimant’s mental impairment may constitute harmless error; however, it was not harmless ...

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Pipefitter Wins Benefits for COPD, Fracture (access required)

The 4th Circuit upholds an award of medical benefits under the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act for a pipefitter’s treatment for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, including his treatment for a vertebra fracture diagnosed as having been related to claimant’s ...

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Three-Year Md. Limit Applies to Title II ADA Claim (access required)

A Maryland bus rider’s disability discrimination suit alleging the Maryland Transit Administration violated the Americans with Disabilities Act is not untimely; the 4th Circuit says the court should apply the three-year limitations period for a general civil action, not the ...

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