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Finding upside in defending wage/hour collective action lawsuits

January 29, 2014

Articles

Finding upside in defending wage/hour collective action lawsuits

January 29, 2014

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In a typical lawsuit brought by an employee under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”), the employer has no upside—the employer can’t recover the attorneys’ fees spent defending the suit, and counterclaims are few and far between.  A recent California case, however, demonstrates that undertaking modest forensic due diligence when an employee departs may yield a gold mine for an employer if litigation ensues, providing a basis for claims and damages against the employee. Click here to read more.

This is a blog post that originally appeared on Fish’s Litigation blog. This blog covers developments and trends in nationwide litigation and can be viewed here.

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