City Clerk Is Excluded From FLSA, 6th Circ. Says

Law360, New York (August 6, 2012, 6:43 PM EDT) -- An East Cleveland, Ohio, city council deputy clerk who worked for months before being paid due to a rift between the council and the former mayor was a “legislative employee” not covered by federal and state minimum wage and overtime law, the Sixth Circuit said Monday.

Ruling in a matter of first impression, a three-judge appeals court panel affirmed a trial court's decision to grant East Cleveland summary judgment because plaintiff-appellant William Ellington didn't qualify as an employee pursuant to the Fair Labor Standards Act or...
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