Cases & Deals

Elite Labor Services settles complex wage-hour class action

Client(s) Elite Labor Services, Ltd.

Jones Day represented Elite Labor Services, Ltd., a temporary staffing agency, in a complex wage-hour class action wherein two competing staffing agencies and the manufacturer are alleged to have been engaged in a civil conspiracy to pay the purported joint employees more than 40 hours at the regular straight time pay rate of $7.00 per person in violation of the FLSA, the Illinois Minimum Wage Law and the Illinois Temporary Day Labor Standards Act.

Merino, et al. v. Nation Pizza Products, LP, et al., Case No. 1:07CV632 (N.D. Ill. Jan. 2007)