Law360 (Mar 12, 2021, 1:55 p.m. EST) – The full fifth circuit was set to reiterate an overtime case by crane operators against a company that operates lift boats for offshore oil and gas rigs The Appellate Body’s decision that the operators were not seafarers , contradicted the precedent.
In a petition to rerun Thursday, All Coast LLC argued that a Fifth Circuit panel found last month that crane operators were not exempt from fair labor law overtime requirements, contrary to previous decisions and a first in the history of the elevator boat industry.
“The maritime industry has always turned to ship-based …
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