Co-authored by Kara Goodwin and Noah Finkel

Seyfarth Synopsis: The Ninth Circuit recently joined the Second, Fourth, Eighth, and D.C. Circuits in holding that the relevant unit for determining minimum-wage compliance under the FLSA is the workweek as a whole, rather than each individual hour within the workweek.

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Authored by Kristin G. McGurn

In 2010, as healthcare employers adjusted to a changed landscape following legislative reform, many healthcare systems across the country also were forced to adapt to a litigation trend in which they were targeted in putative class and collective actions.  The complaints typically alleged violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act