Conditional Certification of an FLSA Collective Action Is Not a Foregone Conclusion in the Fifth Circuit

The Western District of Texas recently denied a plaintiff’s motion to authorize notice to

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On April 23, 2024, the United States Department of Labor released a final rule raising the salary threshold for “white collar” workers—i.e., executives, professionals, and administrative personnel.  While we expect

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EEOC makes no secret as to the policies and practices most likely to trigger systemic action.  Indeed, since 2012, EEOC has issued official Strategic Enforcement Plans as a framework for

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            In a boon for employers with exempt employees, the Third Circuit held earlier this year as an issue of first impression that paid time off (PTO) is not part

Continue Reading Smart Employees Use Their Vacation Time: Third Circuit Holds PTO Is Not Part Of Exempt Employees’ Salaries Under the FLSA