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Labor and Employment

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Survey Article


The Eleventh Circuit's trial and appellate courts handed down several significant opinions affecting labor and employment law during this survey period (January 1, 2006 to December 31, 2006). For example, the Eleventh Circuit rendered notable decisions involving the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA"), the Family and Medical Leave Act ("FMLA"), the Employee Retirement Income Security Act ("ERISA"), and federal and state Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organization ("RICO") statutes, and a district court decided a noteworthy decision under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act ("USERRA").