The Fifth Circuit’s decision in Novick v. Shipcom emphasizes the importance of paying overtime when it is due, and provides a useful lesson on the importance of liquidated damages in FLSA cases.
Liquidated damages, or double damages, are available in most FLSA cases, and can result in significant awards to successful plaintiffs. Click to learn more.
If your employer hasn’t paid you the wages or overtime you are owed, should you bring them to court? And how much can you recover? The answer may be, more than you think.