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‘Amorphous’ mention of wage violations not protected activity (access required)

Where a manager made an “amorphous” mention of possible wage law violations and attempted to introduce pay incentives and a bonus program to combat low employee morale, his conduct was not “protected activity” under the Fair Labor Standards Act. Background Byron Matthew Johnson sued his former employer, Eldor Automotive Powertrain USA LLC, alleging, among other things, retaliation ...