Horse Race Officials May Not Be Exempt: 4th Circ.

Law360, New York (April 30, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has ruled that former horse racing officials at a West Virginia casino may be eligible for overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act, reversing a decision by a district court.

Judge G. Steven Agee, writing for a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, ruled Thursday that a lower court erred in granting PNGI Charles Town Gaming PLLC's motion for summary judgment that its former racing officials John Desmond, Dana Witherspoon and M. Larry Sanders are...
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