The National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) on Jan. 11 filed suit against the US government, alleging its members are being unlawfully deprived of wages because of the partial government shutdown that began three weeks ago. The lawsuit, filed in the US District Court for the District of Columbia, also alleges violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act for the government’s failure to pay at least the minimum wage to controllers and other NATCA members who are working ...

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