Legal Alert: FLSA Collective Actions and Mandatory Arbitration


Under the Federal Labor Standards Act (FLSA), employers, in general, are required to pay employees a minimum wage and overtime for any hours worked in excess of 40 hours per week.  29 U.S.C. §§ 206, 207.  The FLSA, however, contains exceptions for employees that serve in a bona fide executive, administrative or professional capacity.  See id. at § 213(A).

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