5th Circ. Ruling Paves The Way For Private FLSA Deals

By Abigail Rubenstein (August 9, 2012, 8:59 PM EDT) -- A recent Fifth Circuit ruling enforcing a private Fair Labor Standards Act settlement challenged the conventional wisdom that the release of wage-and-hour claims must always be supervised by either a court or the U.S. Department of Labor and could open the door for more private deals, attorneys say....

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