Category: Employment Law

LAWSON v. UNION CNTY. CLERK OF COURT, NO. 14-2360

Decided: July 7, 2016 The Fourth Circuit vacated and remanded the district court’s ruling. Appellee Gault terminated the Appellant Lawson from her position as a deputy clerk in the Clerk of Court’s Office in Union County, South Carolina. Lawson argued that her termination was in violation of her rights guaranteed...

MCFEELEY v. JACKSON ST. ENTM’T., LLC, NO. 15-1583

Decided: June 8, 2016 The Fourth Circuit determined that the Plaintiffs were employees, and therefore affirmed the judgment of the district court. Plaintiffs, exotic dancers who worked at Fuego Exotic Dance Club (“Fuego”) and Extasy Exotic Dance Club (“Extasy”), alleged on behalf of themselves and others similarly situated that defendant...