2nd Circ. Ruling Backs Compensation For After-Hours Work

Law360, New York (August 16, 2012, 8:58 PM EDT) -- The Second Circuit last week revived a teacher's Family and Medical Leave Act suit in a decision that could resonate in the wage-and-hour realm by reinforcing that the hours an employee puts in outside the standard workday may be compensable.

The appeals court on Aug. 10 reversed a lower court's grant of summary judgment to Greenburgh Central School District No. 7 in a case brought by a former high school teacher in the district, Edward Donnelly, who claimed he was denied tenure in retaliation for having...
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