11th circ.gifCo-authored by Brett Bartlett and Julie Reyes

In a landmark decision whose influence may rival its 1982 ruling in Lynn’s Food Stores that FLSA claims can only be settled with DOL or court supervision, the Eleventh Circuit Court has held that a plaintiff may not recover attorney’s fees and costs as a “prevailing party” under federal wage and hour law

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