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Federal Court Upholds Decision That USTA Does Not Owe Umpires Back Pay, Overtime

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 29 / 15

A federal court again ruled that the USTA does not have to pay tennis umpires back pay and overtime, dismissing the officials’ claims against the U.S. Open owner and operator. In a ruling this morning, a three-judge panel for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed a low...

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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, USTA

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