FredNEWS: New Case Reminds Employers of Old Adage: No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

 

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New Case Reminds Employers of Old Adage: No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

Mary M. Krakow and Erin M. Edgerton*

The Minnesota Supreme Court recently affirmed an employer’s liability for more than a half million dollars in unpaid overtime wages and an additional half million in liquidated damages because the employer’s split-day compensation system did not comply with the Minnesota Fair Labor Standards Act (MFLSA).

*Minnesota license pending

 
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