District Of Columbia Circuit Panel Reverses Ruling On Wage Violations
Mealey's (June 7, 2016, 9:45 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A District of Columbia Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on June 3 reversed a ruling dismissing a suit alleging that a franchisor violated the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) by failing to pay its salespeople (Rhea Lana Inc., et al. v. Department of Labor, No. 15-5014, D.C. Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 10093).
(Opinion available. Document #98-160614-043Z.)
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) sent Rhea Lana Inc. and Rhea Lana’s Franchise Systems Inc. a letter informing them that they were in violation...