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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

Posted in Articles, FLSA Retaliation

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