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Date: 05-04-2023

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William McIntyre v. Collin Bryan Construction, LLC and Brian Johnson

Case Number: 3:22-CV-01267

Judge: Ed Kinkeade

Court: United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas (Dallas County)

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Defendant's Attorney: No appearance

Description: Dallas, Texas employment lawyer represented Plaintiff who sued Defendant on a Fair Labor Standards Act violation theory.

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping, and youth employment standards affecting employees in the private sector and in Federal, State, and local governments. Covered nonexempt workers are entitled to a minimum wage of not less than $7.25 per hour effective July 24, 2009. Overtime pay at a rate not less than one and one-half times the regular rate of pay is required after 40 hours of work in a workweek.

FLSA Minimum Wage: The federal minimum wage is $7.25 per hour effective July 24, 2009. Many states also have minimum wage laws. In cases where an employee is subject to both state and federal minimum wage laws, the employee is entitled to the higher minimum wage.
FLSA Overtime: Covered nonexempt employees must receive overtime pay for hours worked over 40 per workweek (any fixed and regularly recurring period of 168 hours – seven consecutive 24-hour periods) at a rate not less than one and one-half times the regular rate of pay. There is no limit on the number of hours employees 16 years or older may work in any workweek. The FLSA does not require overtime pay for work on weekends, holidays, or regular days of rest, unless overtime is worked on such days.
Hours Worked: Hours worked ordinarily include all the time during which an employee is required to be on the employer’s premises, on duty, or at a prescribed workplace.
Recordkeeping: Employers must display an official poster outlining the requirements of the FLSA. Employers must also keep employee time and pay records.
Child Labor: These provisions are designed to protect the educational opportunities of minors and prohibit their employment in jobs and under conditions detrimental to their health or well-being.

Outcome: 05/04/2023 24 ORDER adopting Report and Recommendations re 22 Findings and Recommendations on Case. (Ordered by Judge Ed Kinkeade on 5/4/2023) (chmb) (Entered: 05/04/2023)
05/04/2023 25 JUDGMENT - Plaintiff William McIntyre's Motion for Default Judgment [Dkt. No. 16] against Defendants Collin Bryan Construction LLC and Brian Johnson is GRANTED. Plaintiff William McIntyre is awarded, jointly and severally from Defendants Collin Bryan Construction LLC and Brian Johnson, $2,698.13 in unpaid wages, $3,898.13 in liquidated damages, $11,925.00 in attorneys fees, and $402.00 in costs, for a total of $18,923.26, as well as post-judgment interest at the prevailing legal rate until paid. (Ordered by Judge Ed Kinkeade on 5/4/2023) (chmb) (Entered: 05/04/2023)

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