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Louis Pechman

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The FLSA at 75

(0) Comments | Posted June 24, 2013 | 3:41 PM

The Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA"), which was signed into law by Franklin Delano Roosevelt on June 25, 1938 outlawed "oppressive child labor," imposed a federal minimum wage of 25 cents per hour, and required overtime for hours worked over 40 in a week. But the America we live in...

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This National Waiters and Waitress Day Know Your Rights

(3) Comments | Posted May 20, 2013 | 1:28 PM

There are about 600,000 restaurants in America, and many of them probably violating the wage and hour laws everyday. Waiters and waitresses are fighting back to receive the pay they have worked for and are entitled to by law. Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) cases are being filed...

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