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 […]

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Is Sec. Perez Campaigning on the Taxpayer’s Dime?

Washington D.C. – Cause of Action Institute (“CoA Institute”) today sent a Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”) request to the U.S. Department of Labor investigating whether recent outreach by Secretary Tom Perez to voting members of the Democratic National Committee (“DNC”) regarding his political future could be in violation of […]

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: Time for Department of Labor to Stop Hiding Behind Regulations

Cause of Action opposed the Department of Labor’s motion to dismiss its lawsuit seeking to free the company from DOL’s attempts to ban consignor-volunteers