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Tag Archives: Fair Labor Standards Act

U.S. judge in Baltimore admonishes feds in fair-labor case (access required)

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 (access required)

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 (access required)

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 (access required)

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 (access required)

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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4th Circuit: FLSA covers federal contracts even when unmentioned (access required)

The Fair Labor Standards Act enables workers on federal contracts to sue for unpaid wages even when the contracts state they are governed by laws giving only the U.S. government a right to take legal action against the contractors, a federal appeals court has ruled in reviving a lawsuit from Bethesda.

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