A Big Win for Agency Managers over Texas Farm Bureau Insurance
Last updated Wednesday, April 5th, 2023
Texas farm bureau insurance lawsuit – Our law firm recently obtained a significant ruling on behalf of a conditionally certified class of agency managers employed by the Texas Farm Bureau insurance company.
We would like to congratulate our law partner, Kelly Cook, and his co-counsels Avi Moshenberg and Nick Lawson of McDowell Hetherington LLP and Sean McCarthy and Brian Abramson of the Williams Hart Law Firm, all of whom worked extremely hard to obtain the ruling. Specifically, the federal magistrate judge found the Farm Bureau violated the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) by misclassifying these workers as independent contractors, instead of employees, thereby depriving them of overtime pay.
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“The agency managers are delighted that the court protected the rights of workers under the FLSA by not only finding that they were employees but also finding that Farm Bureau failed to act in good faith by taking no proactive steps to ensure it classified its workers correctly,” said the worker’s attorneys. The full Texas farm bureau insurance lawsuit article is below.
Read more at: https://www.law360.com/article