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Labor & Employment – FLSA – Civil Practice – Class Action – Statute of Limitations – Contact Information – Attorney’s Fees (access required)

Regan v. City of Charleston (Lawyers Weekly No. 002-140-14, 21 pp.) (Patrick Michael Duffy, J.) 2:13-cv-03046; D.S.C. Holding: At this preliminary stage of a collective action under the Fair Labor Standards Act, plaintiffs’ conclusory allegation of willfulness is sufficient to ...

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Labor & Employment – Civil Rights – Race & Age Discrimination Claims – Poor Performance – College Instructor – Failure to Promote – Termination (access required)

Williams v. Horry-Georgetown Technical College (Lawyers Weekly No. 002-129-14, 13 pp.) (Mary Lewis, J.) 4:11-cv-00429; D.S.C. Holding: The plaintiff-instructor did not show that age or race discrimination was the reason for the defendant-college’s failure to promote her to coordinator of ...

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Labor & Employment – Unemployment Benefits – Small Business Employee – Restaurant Closure – ‘Availability’ – GED Classes – New Location Scouting (access required)

Morrow v. South Carolina Department of Employment & Workforce (Lawyers Weekly No. 011-064-14. 6 pp.) (Aphrodite Konduros, J.) (H. Bruce Williams, J., dissenting) Appealed from the Administrative Law Court (Shirley Robinson, ALJ) S.C. App. Holding: Respondent spends 16 hours a ...

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Labor & Employment – Payment of Wages Act – Treble Damages – Bona Fide Dispute – Contract Terms – Partial Jury Award (access required)

Goodwyn v. Shadowstone Media, Inc. (Lawyers Weekly No. 011-039-14, 7 pp.) (John Few, Ch.J.) Appealed from Lexington County Circuit Court (R. Knox McMahon, J.) S.C. App. Holding: Where the defendant-employer presented evidence that disputed plaintiff’s evidence regarding how and how ...

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