Posts tagged FLSA releases.
Despite most of the government being occupied with the "shutdown" dilemma, the unaffected USDOL has remained busy and gifted us with two opinion letters today.
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Employers should be encouraged to make voluntary back-wage payments with confidence that doing so will terminate their FLSA liability.
The 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has expanded its restrictions upon FLSA settlements to situations involving former employees.
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A decision by the 5th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals suggests that courts might begin to enforce private FLSA settlements in some situations.
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