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Case: Wage & Hour/Decertification (D. Kan.)

Jan. 13, 2021, 10:17 PM

Mortgage Lenders of America, LLC isn’t entitled to post-discovery decertifcation of a class of team leads who alleged that they were misclassified as exempt employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act and are owed compensation for overtime, a federal district court in Kansas ruled. The court has already ruled in the team leads’ favor on the issue of liability, finding that they were misclassified because the company had failed to pay them on either a salary or fee basis and that no other exemption defenses were applicable. The team leads were similarly situated in that they all had the same...

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