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More Shutdown Fallout: Judge Rules Government Wrongfully Underpaid 1.3M 'Essential Employees'

More Shutdown Fallout: Judge Rules Government Wrongfully Underpaid 1.3M 'Essential Employees'
Court of Federal Claims Judge Patricia Elaine Campbell-Smith has determined that the U.S. government violated the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) by not paying 1.3 million essential workers “on time” during last year’s government shutdown. Under the FLSA, workers are expected to receive minimum wages and overtime pay on their scheduled paydays.
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Reps Introduce Common Sense Wage Theft Protections for Workers that the GOP Will Surely Fight

Reps Introduce Common Sense Wage Theft Protections for Workers that the GOP Will Surely Fight
An amendment to the Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development Appropriations Act which would disqualify any corporation that violates the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) or commits wage theft from certain federal contracts, has been introduced. The amendment, a potential win for workers, was brought forth by the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC).
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