H&R Block Beats Employee Wage Suit Appeal In 8th Circ.

Law360, Washington (May 02, 2014, 5:00 PM ET) -- The Eighth Circuit on Thursday affirmed the dismissal of a class action accusing H&R Block Enterprises LLC of illegally refusing to pay tax professionals for training time, agreeing with a lower court that the workers were not employees of the firm during the training.

A three-judge panel ruled that a Missouri federal judge did not err when he granted the accounting giant's motion for summary judgment in the consolidated class action over the training course it requires employees to take after tax season ends.

The judges...
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Case Title

Barbara Petroski, et al v. H&R Block Enterprises, et al


Case Number

13-2076

Court

Appellate - 8th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3710 Fair Labor Standards

Date Filed

May 16, 2013

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