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After state nonsuit, plaintiff states federal wage claim (access required)

A contract employee plausibly stated claims for FLSA violations and breach of contract based on allegations that his employer withheld two weeks of paychecks. Because the state court in his earlier-filed action on the same grounds had not made any substantive findings with preclusive effect, federal jurisdiction was proper. Background Plaintiff Morgan Roberts brings this action under ...