D.C. Settles Long-Running Lawsuit Over Firefighters' OvertimeThe District of Columbia government has agreed to pay city firefighters $45 million in back overtime.
Judge: Stripper is Employee, Entitled to Back Pay A federal judge has ruled that a Baltimore stripper is entitled to back wages because her nightclub wrongly classified her as an independent contractor instead of an employee.
Bipartisan Vote On Back Pay Belies Shutdown Chasm A rare flash of bipartisanship Saturday served as a cruel tease to those hoping Congress is moving toward reopening the government and averting an unprecedented default on the federal debt in less than two weeks.
Federal Judges Look To Force Congress To Dedicate Millions For Years Of Back PayWith the nation teetering on an economic "fiscal cliff," federal judges may soon force Congress to dedicate possibly millions of dollars to what some of those same judges must consider a worthy cause: their own salaries.

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