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The U.S. Supreme Court Makes Life For Employers Even More Difficult — Verbal Complaints Held To Be Protected Activity Under the Fair Labor Standards Act

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On March 22, 2011, the United States Supreme Court held in Kasten v. Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corp., that the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) prohibits employers from retaliating against employees who make verbal, as well as written, complaints regarding a violation of the statute. The Supreme Court did not, however, specify whether a “complaint” must… Continue Reading