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Seventh Circuit Disagrees With the Sixth Circuit in Construing Compensable Time Under The Fair Labor Standards Act

Last week, Judge Posner, writing on behalf of the Seventh Circuit, disagreed with the Sixth Circuit when examining whether, in cases where a collective bargaining agreement does not provide for compensation for the time a worker spends putting on protective clothing to start his shift, the time spent walking from the locker room to the work … Continue Reading

Final Showdown: Challenge to Health Care Statute in Sixth Circuit Lands at the U.S. Supreme Court

Earlier this week, Thomas More Law Center and several other plaintiffs filed their petition for writ of certiorari in the U.S. Supreme Court, asking the High Court to reverse the Sixth Circuit’s June 29, 2011 divided panel decision upholding the constitutionality of the mandate requiring individuals to purchase health insurance under the recently enacted Patient Protection … Continue Reading