collective bargaining agreements

On May 15, 2017, the Seventh Circuit issued its ruling in Vega v. New Forest Home Cemetery, LLC, finding that an employee was not barred from bringing a Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) claim in a judicial forum, despite his failure to exhaust the grievance procedure in the applicable collective bargaining agreement (“CBA”).
Continue Reading 7th Circuit Issues Ruling That Waiver of Statutory Rights under FLSA in Collective Bargaining Agreement Must Be Clear and Unmistakable