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Ransom v. M. Patel Enterprises, Inc. (5th Cir. 2013)

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How To Calculate Unpaid Overtime: Fifth Circuit Rules In Favor of FWW

Ogletree Deakins • September 10, 2013
In an appeal concerning the correct calculation of overtime damages due to employees misclassified as exempt, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals emphatically slammed the door on a trial court’s attempt to require an employer to pay time-and-one-half for all overtime hours worked. Instead, the Fifth Circuit held that the correct measure of damages is based on the same calculation used for a fluctuating work week.