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SC companies that use prison labor must pay minimum wage

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Three companies that had been using South Carolina inmate labor and paying below $2 an hour must now pay the inmates minimum wage. The Greenville News reported Saturday that prisoners, who were doing such things as making license plates, refurbishing golf carts and recycling textiles, had not been considered manufacturing workers ...

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Civil Practice – Joinder – Additional Claims – Labor & Employment – Wages – FLSA (access required)

Pelczynski v. Orange Lake Country Club, Inc. Even though there are some overlapping factual and legal questions concerning both the current plaintiffs and the proposed plaintiffs, the claims of the additional plaintiffs proposed in the second amended complaint does not arise out of the same transaction, occurrence, or series of transactions or occurrences as the claims of the current plaintiffs. The heart of this case is a dispute over the amount of overtime hours worked by each plaintiff.

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