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FLSA Violation

Anthony Simpkins sued the DuPage Housing Authority and DHA Management, Inc. (collectively, DHA), alleging various violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Illinois Minimum Wage Law (IMWL), the Illinois Employee Classification Act (IECA), the Illinois Prevailing Wage Act (IPWA), and the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

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Sentencing Guidelines

Sentencing judges ordinarily “group” counts of conviction when they involve “substantially the same harm.” U.S.S.G. § 3D1.2. In United States v. Sinclair, 770 F.3d 1148 (7th Cir. 2014), we ruled that when facing a particular combination of counts—the same combination in this case—a judge may not group them.

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