Yesterday, April 16, 2013, the United States Supreme Court rendered a significant decision within the FLSA arena that will surely change the strategy of many employers facing potential collective action claims.
For the three hundred or so of our readers who attended our HR Law & Solutions Seminar last month at the Sanibel Harbour Resort, you may recall a case Bob Shearman briefed in the case law update portion of our seminar, Genesis HealthCare Corp. v. Symczyk. The case was in the “on the horizon” portion of our presentation, as it was on appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court and oral argument had occurred in December 2012, but no decision had yet been rendered. That decision is now in, and it’s a rare breath of fresh air to employers, who do not very often hear “good news” and “FLSA” in the same sentence.
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