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Tag Archives: Fair Labor Standards Act

U.S. judge in Baltimore admonishes feds in fair-labor case

Saying the government cut corners, the chief judge of the U.S. District Court for Maryland admonished federal investigators Thursday for failing to properly authenticate purported affidavits of a Baltimore County restaurant’s kitchen and wait staff who he found were underpaid ...

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Advocacy groups file federal wage payment suit against remodeling firm

Former employees of a Halethorpe-based home remodeling company filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday accusing the business of failing to pay them adequate wages and engaging in racial discrimination. Homefix Custom Remodeling Corp. employs “lead developers” to canvass neighborhoods and to ...

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Former Baltimore nonprofit employee claims he was misclassified as a contractor

A former East Baltimore Development Inc. employee claims he was intentionally misclassified as an independent contractor and deprived of benefits for several years in a federal lawsuit. Stephen M. Campbell worked for EBDI, a nonprofit organization that works to develop East Baltimore ...

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Federal jury finds wage violation in Baltimore FLSA suit

A federal jury Thursday awarded approximately $25,000 to a man who was misclassified as a salaried employee for more than six years and not paid overtime. Andre Jackson worked for ReliaSource Inc., a Baltimore technological services company, from May 2009 through ...

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Former Gino’s employees allege wage violations, race-based harassment

Several former Latino employees of Gino’s Burgers & Chicken have filed a lawsuit against the local restaurant chain and its owners, alleging they were not paid for all the hours they worked and were subjected to “severe, pervasive, and unwelcome ...

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