Wage Ruling Paves Way For Seyfarth FLSA Deal

Law360, New York (September 14, 2010, 6:56 PM EDT) -- Citing a recent U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit ruling on assessing damages in worker misclassification cases, a federal judge has sided with Seyfarth Shaw LLP on its method for calculating back wages, smoothing the way for a settlement in a Fair Labor Standards Act class action brought against the firm by an affirmative action analyst.

Judge Elaine E. Bucklo of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois ruled Thursday that lead plaintiff Lynne Harris was not entitled to straight pay...
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