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FLSA Suit Settled in Oklahoma

A lawsuit filed last year by 31 Chickasha, Oklahoma firefighters contending the city violated the Fair Labor Standards Act has been settled for $141,710.91. The firefighters claimed that the city failed to include longevity pay in their regular rate when calculating overtime compensation.

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Charleston Firefighters’ FLSA Suit Continues

A ruling by the US District Court in South Carolina is permitting an FLSA suit against the City of Charleston to proceed. The suit filed in 2013 by six Charleston firefighters alleges that the city’s application of the “fluctuating workweek” concept violates the FLSA in a number of ways, including the failure to properly compensate them for overtime and in certain cases paying them less than the federal minimum wage

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