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Think Before You Demote, Promote, Hire, or Fire: Atlanta’s Fire and Rescue Department in the Hot Seat for Age Discrimination

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ANTHONY DAVIDSON v. CITY OF ATLANTA, GEORGIA U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia; Atlanta Division Civil Action No. 1:11-cv-2880-JEC On January 29, 2013, the District Court for the Northern District of Georgia in the 11th Circuit denied the City of Atlanta’s bid for summary judgment in a heated age discrimination case involving…..Read More »

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Lawsuit Filed against Korean-based SK C&C USA for Discrimination and Retaliation Allegations

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“Women are perceived as weak” ATLANTA, March 15, 2013 — Atlanta law firm, Barrett & Farahany, filed suit today in federal court against US-based mobile commerce company, SK C&C USA, on behalf of a former employee (“Plaintiff”) for discrimination and retaliation allegations. The Plaintiff, a former marketing manager at SK C&C, alleges that she was…..Read More »

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Eleventh Circuit Affirms That Undocumented Workers Are Entitled to Recovery of Unpaid Overtime Under the FLSA

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Through a lengthy opinion issued in Lamonica, et al. v. Safe Hurricane Shutters, Inc., the Eleventh Circuit has affirmed that undocumented workers are entitled to recovery of unpaid overtime under the FLSA. Case No. 11-15743 (March 6, 2013). In addition, the court provided guidance on the issue of individual liability under the FLSA, affirming that…..Read More »

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Moore, et.al. v. Appliance Direct, Inc. and Sei Pak

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In Moore, et.al. v. Appliance Direct, Inc. and Sei Pak, 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 3047 (11th Cir. Feb. 13, 2013), Plaintiffs were former truck drivers with Appliance Direct who had previously filed suit against their employer, alleging overtime violations under the FLSA.  While that suit was pending, Appliance Direct began outsourcing their truck driver services…..Read More »

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This Month in the Northern District of Georgia (Atlanta Division)…Highlight on Wage & Hour

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February 13, 2013: In Shabazz v. Burlington Coat Factory Warehouse Corp., et al., the Court’s opinion revealed the importance of clearly characterizing in deposition testimony the employee’s duties, the time spent performing each of those duties, as well as the relative importance of each task to the employer. In Shabazz, the employee, a “Customer Service…..Read More »

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