Pros And Cons Of Wage-And-Hour Insurance Policies

Law360, New York (June 8, 2016, 11:15 AM EDT) -- Jared Zola

Frank M. Kaplan

Robyn L. Michaelson As a wise person once said, "It's deja vu all over again." Anyone who thought wage-and-hour lawsuits would be a short-lived lawsuit du jour of the plaintiffs' bar have been proven wrong. Claimants filed more than 8,900 Fair Labor Standards Act cases in federal court last year, a 30 percent increase from 2011.[1] The new overtime rules promulgated by the U.S. Department of Labor last month are likely to further increase these claims in the coming years. In light of the continued trend and recent legislation that has the potential to expand liability to...

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