Fair Labor Standards Act

Sharon Pieczenik, DHS

FEMA, union agree to new policies to fix overtime discrepancies under $16.5M settlement

The new policy is aimed at ensuring FEMA employees are properly categorized under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

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Long lasting complications from the 2013, 2018 government shutdowns

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What the latest court decision means for employees seeking 2018 shutdown pay

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)FILE- In this Dec. 27, 2018, file photo the Capitol Dome is seen from the Russell Senate Office Building in Washington during a partial government shutdown. On Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, the Labor Department reports on the number of people who applied for unemployment benefits last week. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

With judge’s recent decision, employees can pursue long fight for 2018 shutdown pay

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)FILE- In this Dec. 27, 2018, file photo the Capitol Dome is seen from the Russell Senate Office Building in Washington during a partial government shutdown. On Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, the Labor Department reports on the number of people who applied for unemployment benefits last week. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Ahead of Dec. 20 threat, judge considers whether NTEU shutdown case should continue

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Federal judge denies restraining order on shutdown’s impacts on excepted employees

A federal district judge refused to compel the executive branch to find an immediate end to the government shutdown’s impacts on excepted federal employees…

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Excepted employees want lasting legislation protecting pay during shutdown

Excepted employees who filed suit in 2013 shutdown say pay problems can be avoided with simple legislation from Congress

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