Separating Fact from Fiction: Recent Trends in the Wage and Hour Landscape
Labor and Employment Law, Vol. 35, No. 3
4 Pages Posted: 7 Apr 2009
Date Written: May 15, 2007
Large jury awards for violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), such as the $78.5 million award compensating Wal-Mart employees for missed lunch breaks and off-the-clock work, garnered press attention in 2006. These attention-grabbing headlines give the impression that 2006 was a year of vigorous wage and hour enforcement and litigation activity. Is it possible, however, that a few high profile cases have skewed the perceived level of FLSA-related activity? This article separates fact from fiction by quantifying recent trends in wage and hour activity.
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Johnson, John H., Separating Fact from Fiction: Recent Trends in the Wage and Hour Landscape (May 15, 2007). Labor and Employment Law, Vol. 35, No. 3, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1373829
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