Examiner: Company battles Labor Department for right to keep ‘volunteer’ workers

Company battles Labor Department for right to keep ‘volunteer’ workers by Sean Higgins | Oct 17, 2017 Consignment store Rhea Lana said Tuesday it would appeal a federal court ruling that sided with the Labor Department and ruled that the company is run by employees who must be paid, and are not volunteers […]

CoA Institute to Appeal Ruling that Children’s Clothing Consignment Volunteers Must be Considered Employees

Washington, DC – Cause of Action Institute (“CoA Institute”) today announced it will appeal a ruling by the district court that wrongly found that volunteers at Rhea Lana’s children’s clothing consignment events must be considered employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). Cause of Action Institute Vice President Julie […]

Court Rules in Favor of Rhea Lana’s Consignment Events in Department of Labor Dispute over Volunteers

Washington, DC – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia today ruled in favor of Rhea Lana Riner and her children’s clothing consignment business in her lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Labor. Cause of Action Institute (CoA Institute) represents Rhea Lana, Inc. The ruling overturns the […]

What the Department of Labor Is Doing To This Woman and Her Business Is Absolutely Absurd

When big government went after this Arkansas mom’s businesses, she decided fight back.

Cause of Action Asks Federal Court To Reconsider Complaint Filed By Small Business Owner Who Is Being Wrongly Targeted By The Federal Government

This week, CoA filed an opening brief on behalf of Rhea Lana, Inc. The case is now pending in the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.

Cause of Action Appeals Ruling In Case Of Government Overreach Against Arkansas Small Business Owner

The Department of Labor is hiding behind a false characterization of volunteers as employees

Cause of Action to Challenge Unlawful Efforts by Department of Labor in D.C. Circuit

Rhea Lana, Inc. Announces Plan to Appeal Lower Court’s Deference to Agency Overreach