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Tag Archives: Fair Labor Standards Act

4th Circuit: FLSA covers federal contracts even when unmentioned

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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4th Circuit revives suit alleging Maryland Live didn’t pay job trainees

Applicants for table-game dealer jobs at Maryland Live casino can move forward with a lawsuit alleging their participation in a “dealer school” run by the casino amounted to employee training for which they should have been compensated, a federal appellate ...

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Federal lawsuit accuses chef Voltaggio of wage violations

Two former line cooks at Bryan Voltaggio’s restaurants have sued the celebrity chef over unpaid wages. The federal lawsuit, filed Monday, claims Voltaggio made hourly employees perform “off-the-clock work,” in some cases arriving three hours prior to when a shift ...

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Lawsuit: Woodberry Kitchen used ‘shift pay’ to shaft workers on overtime

The owners of Woodberry Kitchen and its sister restaurants do not pay prep cooks daily wages unless they work 10-hour shifts, according to a potential class-action federal lawsuit filed Friday. The pastry cooks, line cooks and bread-bakers also regularly worked ...

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