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Salesman’s Contract Claim Continues; Wage, Other Claims Nixed

A credit card processing sales representative may be owed continuing commissions on certain services he sold before resigning even though his former employer and American Express altered their relationship after he left, a federal judge in New Jersey ruled.

Famous Dave’s Workers Get Class Status For Tip Credit Notice

Servers and bartenders at barbecue chain Famous Dave’s of America Inc. won class certification of their claim that the restaurant failed to properly notify employees of its intent to use the tipped wage credit, but failed to convince a federal judge other wage and overtime claims were common to the class.

NCIS Investigator Wins Overtime Lawsuit But Loses Damages Appeal

A U.S. Naval Criminal Investigative Service investigator who was misclassified as exempt from overtime pay is entitled to compensatory damages and back pay but not additional “liquidated damages” because of the agency’s good-faith error, the Federal Circuit said Thursday.

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