Court warns about self-serving testimony in FLSA retaliation claims

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida recently released an order on a motion for partial dismissal of a retaliation claim under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) that provides an overview of whether an employee's self-serving testimony should be considered direct evidence in discrimination or retaliation cases. The case is a reminder that the FLSA, like many federal statutes, contains an antiretaliation provision, and such claims are increasingly being brought by employees. Read More...