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Monday, 01 July, 2019

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pay Backpay and Liquidated Damages to Misclassified Employees

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago Region misclassified two GS-11-809 Construction Control Representatives as FLSA Exempt, denying them true time and one half overtime. The employees filed a complaint in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims and following settlement, were ultimately paid backpay and liquidated damages for the FLSA violation. If you are classified as FLSA Exempt and work in a similar position, contact us at


   David Ricksecker was lead counsel for the engineers and is a partner at McGillivary Steele Elkin.