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Updates on Temperature Checks and the FLSA

Mara Siegel , March 29, 2021

Updates on Temperature Checks and the FLSA In mid-2020, the team at Barkan Meizlish DeRose Cox, LLP reported on the new workplace normal. Namely, we analyzed how mandated temperature checks could lead employers into hot water. Between workplace ethics and potential FLSA violations, the institution of regular temperature checks and other COVID-19 conscious practices led […]

Seasonal Businesses and the FLSA

Seasonal Businesses and the FLSA

Barkan Meizlish , October 14, 2020

Seasonal Businesses and the FLSA In response to the effect of COVID-19 on seasonal businesses, the U.S. Department of Labor will issue a temporary reprieve to these seasonal businesses against the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) minimum wage and overtime violations. Many of these businesses were forced to adapt their day-to-day operations because of […]

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Tough Turkey: Worker Wants OT for Thanksgiving, Not Gift Cards

Alex Ebert , July 5, 2017

Collect your gift card at security. That’s the only option a Dayton, Ohio-area worker was given when she asked for the time-and-a-half pay her employer promised for work during a Thanksgiving weekend, according to a federal lawsuit ( Staggs v. Fuyao Glass America, Inc. , S.D. Ohio, No. 3:17-cv-00191, complaint filed 6/2/17 ). “It’s strange […]

Former Fuyao worker seeks class-action status in suit

Thomas Gnau , June 6, 2017

A former Fuyao Glass America employee is suing the company on behalf of herself and other similarly situated people, seeking class-action status for what the lawsuit alleges are unpaid wages and overtime. The lawsuit was filed by Julia Staggs in federal court in Dayton. Staggs worked at Fuyao, which employs about 2,000 people in Moraine, […]

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