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Tag Archives: Fair Labor Standards Act

Music festival bartenders’ FLSA suit proceeds

Crowd at music festival

The Western District of Virginia conditionally certified a class of bartenders and barbacks who claimed a rock festival violated the Fair Labor Standards Act, or FLSA, and Virginia laws in 2021 and 2022. The defendants argued that class certification wasn’t ...

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4th Circuit recognizes ‘overtime gap time’ claim under FLSA

An emergency medical services employee adequately alleged a violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act, or FLSA, under the theory of “overtime gap time,” a panel of the 4th U.S. Court of Appeals has ruled in reversing judgment on the ...

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When does someone else’s employee become your employee?

More on Employment Law in Virginia By Terrence O’Connor and Stephanie Wilson Although the Bible tells us that “No man can serve two masters,” judges may disagree. Judges are increasing­ly ruling that, in some instances, a subcontractor’s employee can have ...

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