6th Circ. Church Volunteer Decision Offers FLSA Insights
By Gregory MersolMay 16, 2018, 12:10 PM EDT
Law360 (May 16, 2018, 12:10 PM EDT) -- Rev. Ernest Angley is an evangelist and purported faith healer who operates a large church near Akron, Ohio, known as Grace Cathedral. He has had his own show (and network), and you can find lots of clips of him on YouTube if you are so inclined. He also has a large and dedicated following.
For many years, Grace Cathedral operated a buffet restaurant whose 35-member paid staff was augmented by volunteers. While technically a separate for-profit entity, it was a steady money loser and required church...