No Bones About It: Courts Within Second Circuit Continue to Dismiss “Bare Bones” FLSA Complaints

No Bones About It:  Courts Within Second Circuit Continue to Dismiss “Bare Bones” FLSA Complaints

Last summer, the Second Circuit issued a flurry of decisions clarifying the pleading standard in FLSA cases.  In one of those cases, Dejesus v. HF Management Services, LLC, the court held that, in order to state a valid overtime claim after the Supreme Court’s decisions in Iqbal and Twombly, “a plaintiff must sufficiently allege 40 hours of work in a given workweek as well as some uncompensated time in excess of the 40 hours.”