Posts Tagged ‘essential employees’


“Essential Employees” Seek Liquidated Damages, Class Action Status in Suit Stemming from Govt Shutdown Paychecks

  When the government shut down in October, many employees still had to go to work knowing they wouldn’t be getting a regular paycheck.  Now, many of those employees have joined a lawsuit against the government seeking liquidated damages.  The workers were paid during the shutdown, but the payments may not have followed labor law. ...