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Casey Erick recognized in National News Service

Tinsley Associates Faces Class Action Over Unpaid Overtime, Class Action Reporter, January 26, 2012

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Michelle Keahey, writing for The Southeast Texas Record, reportsthat a Mesquite healthcare worker has filed a lawsuit against heremployer in an effort to obtain payment of overtime wages.Claiming violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act, DeborahBuxton, individually and on behalf of others similarly situated,filed suit against Tinsley Associates, doing business asExceptional Home Care.In the suit filed on Dec. 13 in the Eastern District of Texas,Tyler Division, Ms. Buxton states that the defendant did not payits healthcare workers any overtime wages at one and one-halftimes their regular hourly rate.She claims she has complained about the non-payment but allegesthe defendant has not taken any action to correct the FLSAviolation.The defendant is also accused of retaliation against Buxton byterminating her employment on Oct. 31.The plaintiff is seeking damages for unpaid wages, liquidateddamages, court costs and attorneys’ fees.

Ms. Buxton is represented by Casey S. Erick in Dallas.