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Miles v. HSC-Hopson Services Company, Incorporated, 5th Cir., No. 14-11237 (September 8, 2015)

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Attempted self-help via internet leads to employer liability under the FLSA.

Ogletree Deakins • September 21, 2015
Ongoing activity by the Department of Labor (DOL) regarding overtime regulations, coupled with recent federal court decisions regarding compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), have raised the level of attention to wage payment issues — and have increased the risk of employer liability — to new heights. A recent decision by the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals provides a clear illustration of the type of action that triggers that risk. Miles v. HSC-Hopson Services Company, Incorporated, 5th Cir., No. 14-11237 (September 8, 2015).