On April 27, 2021, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals held in a two to one decision that a plaintiff seeking to recover damages under the Fair Labor Standards Act’s
Continue Reading Plaintiffs Must Do More Than Allege Willfulness to Sustain FLSA Claim Under Three-Year Limitation


Continue Reading Fewer Commissioned Employees Eligible for Overtime Under New Employer-Friendly Department of Labor Rule

On Dec. 6, 2019, the Second Circuit issued a decision in Yu v. Hasaki Restaurant, Inc. that will likely impact settlement of wage and hour actions under the Fair Labor
Continue Reading Second Circuit Holds Judicial Approval Not Required When Settling FLSA Claim Pursuant to Rule 68(a) Offer of Judgment

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) final rule raising the annual minimum salary requirements for the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime exemptions for executive, administrative, and professional employees is
Continue Reading Reminder: Jan. 1, 2020, Effective Date Quickly Approaching for New Overtime Rules

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) on Sept. 24, 2019, announced a final rule raising the annual minimum salary requirements for the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime exemptions for
Continue Reading Department of Labor Announces Final Changes to Overtime Rules