Joel Dillard

Representing Mississippi Workers



Overtime Lawsuit filed against Hinds County School District

A lawsuit has been filed against Hinds County School District, alleging that it has underpaid its hourly employees. This class action lawsuit covers janitors, bookkeepers, and anyone else who is not exempt from overtime. (It does not include teachers or coaches, because they are exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act.)

The lawsuit alleges that the District did not pay the employees the time they worked, shorting them anything from a few minutes to multiple hours in various weeks. This is both because of work which was taking place off the clock, and also because the District was simply not paying for all the time recorded on the timeclock.

More information about the lawsuit - including a copy of the form needed to join the class action - is available at the Hinds County overtime lawsuit website.

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