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November 2019 Archives

Disney fights class action certification in wage and hour case

The plaintiffs in employment class actions in Missouri and around the country are sometimes awarded damages that run into the tens of millions of dollars. This type of legal action occurs when several workers with identical claims against their employer elect to join together and file a single lawsuit. Class actions allow plaintiffs to share their legal expenses, and they also put more pressure on employers to settle. However, a judge must review the case and certify the class action before litigation can begin.

Workplace harassment a common problem for surgical residents

In Missouri and across the nation, workplace harassment can occur in any type of employment including medicine, For aspiring and in-training medical professionals, their career path can be made more difficult by the troublesome prevalence of workplace mistreatment. Recent research has shown how often this occurs.

Wage theft prohibited by FLSA

Missouri employees are entitled to compensation for all the work that they have performed. Employers, though, have incentives to deny their employees pay, especially when the employees have little in terms of recourse. One of the primary ways that an employer might violate workers' rights to fair, complete compensation is through wage theft. Examples of wage theft include not paying overtime, requiring employees to work off the clock, making illegal deductions, not paying employees, and paying employees less than minimum wage.

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