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ABA Section of Litigation Annual Conference, April 11-14, 2007: Key Trends and Issues in 2007 for Employment Litigation 1 Key Trends in 2007 in FLSA Litigation Anne Marie Estevez Morgan Lewis & Bockius Miami, FL INTRODUCTION In 1938, Congress enacted the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA” or “the Act”) to establish federal wage and hour standards for covered employees in the public and private sectors. In recent years, there has been a surge in FLSA litigation and enforcement by the government and...

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