Employment

Split 6th Circ. Says Energy Co. Workers Not FLSA Exempt

A split Sixth Circuit panel ruled Monday that a class of Just Energy employees is covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act, with the majority sweeping aside the energy conglomerate’s argument that the employees were “outside salesmen” exempt from the FLSA…

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Fla. Appeals Court Pauses Block On School Reopening Plan

A Florida appeals court on Friday paused a state judge’s decision to block Gov. Ron DeSantis’ plan for reopening schools for in-person instruction amid the coronavirus pandemic, though the appeals court turned down the governor’s request to send the case straight to the Sunshine State’s highest court…

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