San Francisco-based employment and labor law firm Littler Mendelson announced Wednesday that Lindsey Management Co. of Fayetteville has been cleared by a federal jury of alleged violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
The decision was reached Sept. 26 in Fayetteville by a jury in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Arkansas, who determined that Lindsey properly classified salaried employees as exempt.
In Chad Lochridge, et al. v. Lindsey Management Co., Inc., a group of former salaried employees of apartment communities managed by Lindsey Management filed misclassification claims under the FLSA.
In the verdict, the jury determined that each of the former salaried employees met at least one of the exemptions of the FLSA and, therefore, were not entitled to overtime... [ MORE ]