Judgment for misclassification under the FLSA including maximum damages under State and Federal Laws, plus an incentive fee for the lead plaintiff with attorney fees paid separately. The case involved a worker who was paid a day rate regardless of the amount of hours worked per day and per week.
Class Action Jury Trial
Brown, LLC’s whistleblower attorneys were able to obtain a $175,000 settlement for retaliation suffered by a mid-level manager at a big defense contractor – a company with a long history of False Claims Act settlements. Although the fraud allegations in this case were eventually dismissed, the whistleblower still received a substantial payment. Defense contracting fraud is a serious problem, costing the American taxpayer billions of dollars. If you have inside information about such fraud, you owe it to your country and to yourself to contact whistleblower lawyers who know how to handle big, complex cases. Give Brown, LLC a call today.
Misclassified employees under the FLSA were not paid overtime for hours worked in excess of 40. Due to a confidentiality agreement specific details are intentionally omitted.
Case brought on behalf of workers who were misclassified as salaried exempt from overtime. The employer led employees to believe that they had to work unlimited hours over 40 without overtime compensation even though based on their job duties it was alleged they were entitled to overtime pay.
Case brought on behalf of at home call center workers who were not paid for all their time worked including boot up time, technical time and other time. Workers were told by the company that boot up time which lasted 15 minutes or more was not paid because it was considered their commute to work. Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
MILLIONS in Settlement
Workers were compelled to come into work 15 minutes early to set up, but were not paid for their set up time. Gap issues aside, workers received double damages for the time worked for 3 years’ worth of pay with attorney fees paid separately.This is a non-exhaustive list of prior results and successes of Jason T. Brown and the Brown, LLC. Past results do not guarantee a similar outcome.