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Employee Kevin Kasten, Represented by Nichols Kaster, PLLP, Wins Reversal of FLSA Retaliation

WASHINGTON, DC - On March 22, 2011, the United States Supreme Court handed down an opinion in Kasten v. Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corp., 563 U.S. __ (2011). In the majority opinion by Justice Breyer, the Court held that an employee who orally complains to his or her employer about a violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA") is protected from retaliation at the hands of the employer.