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Greathouse v. JHS Security Inc.

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Second Circuit Clarifies That FLSA’s Anti-Retaliation Protection Includes Oral Complaints

Ogletree Deakins • May 01, 2015
Greathouse v. JHS Security Inc., No. 12-4521 (2d Cir. Apr. 20, 2015): The Second Circuit Court of Appeals vacated and remanded the Southern District of New York’s decision dismissing an employee’s wage retaliation claim against his employer. In doing so, the Second Circuit held that oral, internal complaints made to an employer are protected from retaliation under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).