Judge Nixes Sanctions Against DOL In FLSA Suit

Law360, New York (September 3, 2009, 12:51 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has reversed a decision granting the Washington State Department of Corrections’ request for sanctions against the U.S. Department of Labor in a legal battle over pay practices at the state agency, calling the ruling a “manifest error.”

Judge Robert Bryan of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington on Wednesday flipped an Aug. 13 decision ordering the Labor Department to produce information related to its investigation of the defendant immediately and granting attorneys' fees tied to the discovery fight to...
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