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Supreme Court rules for car dealerships in overtime case

In this Oct. 10, 2017 photo, the Supreme Court in Washington is seen at sunset.  The Supreme Court is being asked to take a case about whether eye drops are too big. Don’t roll your eyes. Major players in American’s medicine cabinets are now asking the high court to take the case. On the other side are patients using the companies’ drops to treat glaucoma and other conditions. They say wasted medication affects their wallets. They argue they should be able to sue. Drug companies, however, say the patients’ argument is based on speculation and a bottle that doesn’t exist.    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled Monday that car dealerships’ service advisers, like car salesmen and mechanics, are exempt under federal law from overtime pay requirements. The court ruled 5-4 that service advisers, who greet customers and propose various repair ...

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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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Court blocks federal plan to extend overtime pay to many

In the 1970′s, over 65 percent of America's salaried workforce was covered by the nation's overtime rules. Because of the 2004 overtime regulations, which dramatically weakened coverage, that number has now shrunk to 7 percent, one expert says. (Photo Illustration/Thinkstock)

LAS VEGAS — In a blow to the Obama administration’s labor-law plans, a federal court has blocked the start of a rule that would have made an estimated 4 million more American workers eligible for overtime pay heading into the ...

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