7th Circuit: No Proof Of More Than 40 Hours Worked Per Week Dooms Wage Claims

Mealey's (October 11, 2016, 10:50 AM EDT) -- CHICAGO — An Indiana county worker who was fired for working extra hours after being told that he was not allowed failed to provide sufficient evidence of working more than 40 hours per week in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Sept. 22, affirming a trial court’s summary judgment ruling in favor of the county (James Melton v. Tippecanoe County, No. 14-3599, 7th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 17352).

(Opinion available.  Document #73-161014-008Z.)

James Melton worked...
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