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Posted 4 years ago in Editors Picks Labor and Employment by Aaron Kase  
Lady Gaga Sued for not Paying Overtime

A former assistant is suing pop star Lady Gaga for more than 7,000 hours in overtime pay, claiming the singer shorted her for her around-the-clock help from 2009 through 2011. Jenifer O’Neill is seeking $393,000 plus damages for time she spent above and beyond 40 hours a week at her $75,000 per year job. O’Neill claims in the lawsuit that she was at Gaga’s “beck and call” with few breaks and scarce time for meals or sleep. The singer, famous …

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Posted 5 years ago in Labor and Employment by Josh Crank  
Courtney Love Sued by Ex-Assistant for “Evil,” “Despicable Conduct”

Hole frontwoman Courtney Love, who was sued last month for alleged nonpayment of more than $400,000 in attorney’s fees, is now facing a different lawsuit from her former assistant. The new suit alleges unpaid wages and a whole lot more — including claims that Love directed her assistant to hire a computer hacker and mail fake legal documents. Jessica Labrie, Love’s former assistant, claims that she routinely worked more than 60 hours per week without overtime pay, and that “harassment, …

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Posted 5 years ago in Labor and Employment by Keith Ecker  
Supreme Court to Rule on Sales Rep Overtime Pay

Usually, the question of whether you have a right to overtime pay is pretty clear. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) establishes a minimum threshold for wage-hour standards that all employers in all states must abide by. These standards generally say that if you are not in a managerial role and you are not making a large salary, then you are entitled to overtime pay if you work more than 40 hours in a week.   “It’s easy to determine …

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