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Yes, Overtime Laws Apply To Law Firms

A pair of lawsuits allege two Florida law firms failed to pay administrative workers proper overtime wages in compliance with the Fair Labor Standard Act, reports Above the Law.

Reporter Kathryn Rubino explains: “Brandi Durrett, a case manager, is suing personal injury firm The Disparti Law Group and its founder, Lawrence Disparti over unpaid overtime wages. Jayne Hinkle, an office manager, is making similar claims against The Jodat Law Group and partner Gary Jodat.”

Plaintiffs claim their employers would use various methods to circumvent overtime compensation requirements.

Read the Above the Law article.


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