Temp Atty Says Skadden Work Not Exempt From OT Laws

Law360, New York (January 13, 2014, 3:51 PM EST) -- A lawyer who sued Skadden Arps Meagher Slate & Flom LLP and a staffing firm urged a New York federal court Friday not to toss his putative overtime collective action, claiming the “mechanical” work he performed was too menial to qualify as practicing law.   

Plaintiff David Lola filed a memorandum of law opposing Skadden and fellow defendant Tower Legal Staffing Inc.'s Dec. 6 dismissal bid, claiming that even though he was an attorney, he was not exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act's overtime pay...
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