Greenspan v. Brothers Property Corp. (Lawyers Weekly No. 002-084-15, 14 pp.) (Richard Mark Gergel, J.) 2:14-cv-03875; D.S.C. Holding: Even though defendants had already removed this action when plaintiff amended his complaint to add a non-diverse defendant, given plaintiff’s pro se ...Read More »
Labor & Employment — Civil Practice – Preemption – Collective Bargaining Agreement – Payment of Wages Act – Vacation Compensation
Caldwell v. Koppers, Inc. (Lawyers Weekly No. 002-219-14, 10 pp.) (Bruce Howe Hendricks, J.) 4:13-cv-03407; D.S.C. Holding: In their South Carolina Payment of Wages Act claim, plaintiffs allege that they are owed compensation for vacation time pursuant to a labor ...
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Atkinson v. House of Raeford Farms, Inc. Even though the defendant-employer had a practice of paying its employees according to “line time,” neither the collective bargaining agreement nor the terms of employment provided to plaintiffs indicated that employees were to be paid according to line time.Read More »
Allen v. Pinnacle Healthcare Systems, LLC Where defendants Robert J. Gunn and Rick Joyce were in charge of the defendant-limited liability company’s finances and knew they were not paying employees who were still working for the LLC, Gunn and Joyce are individually liable for the plaintiff-employee’s unpaid wages. We affirm the master-in-equity’s ruling as to Robert Gunn and Rick Joyce but reverse as to Timothy Gunn, who had no authority over the LLC’s finances.Read More »