New Decision Finds Damages and Penalties can be Recovered Under the FLSA and CWA

In a recent decision by the 10th Circuit, the Court found that a plaintiff could recover both liquidated damages under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and penalties under the Colorado Wage Act (CWA). This should impact the value of claims brought by plaintiffs under the FLSA and CWA. John Crone's summary of the case can be found here:

Liquidated Damages Under the Fair Labor Standards Act and Monetary Penalties Under the Colorado Wage Act are Not Mutually Exclusive