On Wednesday a Jackson federal court jury rendered a plaintiff verdict of $114,847.53 in Schaeffer v. Warren County, Miss. Here is the Complaint.

The plaintiff asserted claims for age discrimination, FLSA violation for not paying overtime and retaliation for being fired in connection with complaining about not receiving overtime pay. The Court granted partial

Mississippi Bar Labor and Employment Section Chair Nick Norris recently provided me with the section’s research regarding labor and employment filings in federal court for 2005 – 2014. Here it is:

Labor and Employment Section Filing Statistics

With the exception of a bump during 2009-2010, Northern District filings have remained constant at about 100 per

On December 3, 2013 a federal court jury in Jackson rendered a $182,000 verdict in Taylor v. Jackson State University. Here is the Clarion-Ledger’s article on the verdict.

The article states:

Taylor’s equity complaint stemmed from the university’s decision to prevent her from attending the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association convention in March 2011. 

Taylor