Penalties including statutory damages, double damages
, injunctive relief and attorney's fees for misclassifying employees as independent contractors.
However, based on public policy concerns, the circuit court granted Berg's motion after the verdict, and it changed the jury's answers to these two questions from "yes" to "no." Thus, the court effectively vacated the jury's award of double damages
Where plaintiff was awarded double damages
and attorneys' fees for overtime wages, he was actually entitled to treble damages and attorneys' fees under either the Massachusetts Wage Act or the Fair Minimum Wage Law.
This is hardly the kind of recalcitrance Congress had in mind when it created a private action for double damages
.<br />The court also declines to adopt Netro's proposed rule that would leave any primary plan vulnerable to suit exactly 60 days after becoming responsible for reimbursing Medicare.
If you do so, your metalcasting facility may be eligible to recover double damages
or attorney fees in trade secret litigation.
While overtime claims generally don't amount a lot of money, the Fair Labor Standards Act has a double damages
The typical penalty is double damages
whatever amount was lawfully owed to tenant and the owner withheld, Straub said.
Finally, to avoid the excesses witnessed in the US and to guarantee the equity of the compensation, double damages
have been excluded.
Finally, employers who are found guilty of wilfully violating the federal age discrimination law are fined double damages
. What is "wilful violation?" The definition varies by court case and by state.
Imports liable for unfair trade practices and breach of contract, and awarded double damages
and attorneys' fees totaling $615,423, exclusive of interest.
Medicare can seek double damages
plus interest from parties who fail to properly protect Medicare's interests.
Carona said Perry is determined not to allow double damages
, and if lawmakers don't approve a TWIA bill in this special session, the governor will call them back again.