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Professional Exemption Defense Dooms Large FLSA Collective Action Against KPMG

Posted in Class Actions, Exemptions

A federal judge has dismissed a FLSA class action lawsuit where the theory was the group of employees was improperly classified as exempt.  There were more than one thousand current and former KPMG LLP employees who could have potentially been class members.  The liability would have been, to put it mildly, geometric.  The case is… Continue Reading

The Difficulty of Fitting Employees Into The Administrative Exemption Rears Its Head Again

Posted in Exemptions

The Second Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed a lower court and held that a regional director of advertising sales for the Elite Traveler magazine was non-exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The Court rejected the contention that the employee fell within the administrative exemption. The case is entitled Reiseck v. Universal Communications of… Continue Reading