Federal Court in New York Decertifies FLSA Collective Action of 1,000 Hospital Workers Challenging Auto-Deduct Policy

By | Health Law Update | June 27, 2014

Over the past several years, medical providers in particular have been beset by wage and hour claims arising out of so-called “auto-deduct” policies. A recent case, arising out of the Eastern District of New York, a jurisdiction that generally has been friendly to plaintiffs in this arena, suggests that such claims may ultimately fail.

Echoing White House Mandate, Senate Dems Release Proposal to Overhaul FLSA Exemptions and Overtime Regulations

Echoing White House Mandate, Senate Dems Release Proposal to Overhaul FLSA Exemptions and Overtime Regulations

Coming on the heels of President Obama’s recent order to the U.S. Department of Labor to revise the “white collar” overtime exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”), Democrats in the U.S. Senate this week introduced a bill that would amend the FLSA to potentially achieve the same result.