US Supreme Court passes on cannabis overtime pay case

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Read full story US Supreme Court declines to weigh in on cannabis overtime pay case   Learn more about the case Kenney v. A petition by Helix TCS, a Colorado cannabis security firm, for the Supreme Court to review the case was denied, Law360.com reported. In the… At Lexology so you will need an account ( and no they haven’t published at their site, we’ve checked!) https://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=91875453-7e36-4dac-8413-e3d8fc71cc75   The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit ruled that a lower court “correctly reasoned” that employers are not excused from complying with federal laws just because the business practice itself is federally prohibited. Helix TCS, Inc.: Leveling the Playing Field in the Marijuana Industry and Beyond Are employers in the marijuana industry excused from complying with federal law because their business practices are Federally prohibited?

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A petition by Helix TCS, a Colorado cannabis security firm, for the Supreme Court to review the case was denied, Law360.com reported.

Employee Robert Kenney alleged in a suit against Helix that he and other company security guards often worked more than 40 hours a week in 2016 and 2017 without receiving paid overtime, a violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit...

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