Contractor Must Indemnify Target In FLSA Suit: Judge

Law360, New York (June 8, 2010, 5:43 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has ruled a contractor that provided cleaning crews to Target Corp. is contractually obligated to indemnify the retail chain in a suit crew members filed over unpaid overtime compensation.

In a ruling issued Friday that granted in part and denied in part Target's motion for partial summary judgment on its counterclaims against cleaning contractor Jim’s Maintenance & Sons Inc. in the workers' lawsuit, Judge Xavier Rodriguez of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas found that the indemnification clause in...
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