4th Circuit Vacates Attorney Fee Award Against Employee Seeking Wages
(July 1, 2016, 2:16 PM EDT) -- RICHMOND, Va. — A district court erred in concluding an employee suing her employer under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) owes attorney fees because her “conduct was not vexatious,” opined a Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on June 28 (Stella Andrews, et al. v. America’s Living Centers, LLC, et al., No. 15-1658, 4th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 11776).
(Opinion available. Document #73-160708-020Z.)
Stella Andrews filed suit against America’s Living Centers LLC and Kenneth Hodges in the U.S. District Court for...