Florida, NY Top List Of Busiest Courts For FLSA Suits

By Jacqueline Bell (May 2, 2015, 3:05 PM EDT) -- While the total number of Fair Labor Standards Act lawsuits filed in federal courts continues to tick upward, some states that have been longtime hot spots for FLSA litigation actually saw fewer cases filed in 2014, while other jurisdictions experienced a dramatic surge in wage-and-hour claims. Here, Law 360 zeros in on Florida, New York and Texas, and examines the trends reflected on their docket sheets.

Florida

Florida has long been an epicenter of of FLSA litigation, and in 2014, Florida's Southern District once again saw more new FLSA complaints filed than anywhere else in the country, racking up 1,145 cases....

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