Tag Archives: K9 Officers

Philly Facing Off-the-Clock FLSA Suit

A police K9 officer from Philadelphia has filed a lawsuit against the city on behalf of himself and other “similarly situated” individuals for violations of the FLSA and state wage and hour laws. The lawsuit, which was filed in federal court on December 29, 2023, contains allegations that the city failed to adequately compensate the officer and other officers for ...

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Settlement Reached in Mobile K9 Officers’ FLSA Suit

The City of Mobile, Alabama has reached a settlement with three police officers assigned to the city’s K9 division following an FLSA lawsuit over unpaid worktime. The three claimed the city failed to compensate them for some “off-the-clock” work necessary to care for their assigned K9s. The FLSA and Department of Labor regulations require employers compensate overtime eligible employees for ...

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