Kenneth L. Racowski, counsel in Buchanan's litigation section, discusses the implications of the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision, Tyson Foods Inc. v. Peg Bouaphakeo et al., in Business Insurance magazine.
“Until we have opinions from other federal courts fleshing out the ruling, we're going to see additional litigation by plaintiff class action attorneys trying to broaden that narrow window and exception” in the ruling, said Kenneth L. Racowski, counsel at Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney P.C. in Philadelphia.
"The ruling does point to the need for firms to keep track of their workers' overtime, experts say. It imposes a record-keeping burden on employers that might not have been a factor before."
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