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Cruz v. Maypa: Equitable Tolling in FLSA Cases

Cruz v. Maypa: Equitable Tolling in FLSA Cases

In Cruz v. Maypa, 773 F.3d 138 (4th Cir. 2014), the Fourth Circuit held that the limitations period for claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act was equitably tolled because the employer failed to post the required notice explaining workers’ rights under the FLSA....

Federal Express v. Holowecki: EEOC Charge Defined

Federal Express v. Holowecki: EEOC Charge Defined

In Fed. Exp. Corp. v. Holowecki, 552 U.S. 389, 128 S. Ct. 1147 (2008), the Supreme Court held that for an employee’s filing with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to be deemed a “charge” under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, it must be reasonably...