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Consent Forms Enough To Add Party To FLSA Suits: 11th Circ.

Law360 (April 18, 2018, 8:26 PM EDT) -- The Eleventh Circuit ruled Wednesday that individuals who opt into collective actions under the Fair Labor Standards Act need only file a written consent to become a named party to the case, tackling an issue the appeals court called "a question of first impression in every circuit."

In a published ruling, a three-judge panel upheld an appeal by Lauren Houston, Shana McAllister and April Lemon, three exotic dancers at Goldrush Showbar in Atlanta who argued that U.S. District Judge Steve C. Jones was wrong to conclude...
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Case Information

Case Title

Lauren Houston, et al v. Country Club Inc.

Case Number



Appellate - 11th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3710 Fair Labor Standards Act

Date Filed

December 9, 2016

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