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Matagrano Inc. Agrees to $1.35 Million Settlement Over Wage Dispute Aug 17, 2017

A judge in San Francisco granted final approval to a $1.35 million settlement between Matagrano Inc. and a class of hourly employees who claimed that they weren’t given paid overtime or state-mandated breaks on Tuesday, August 8. The employees, a ...

Gas Station Owners in New Jersey Agree to Pay Almost $500,000 in Back Wages Aug 10, 2017

Six gas station owners in New Jersey recently agreed to pay 27 of their employees almost $500,000 in damages and back pay to resolve claims that their employers violated the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The United States Department of Labor's ...

Costco Agrees to $9 Million Settlement with San Diego-Area Pharmacists Jul 7, 2017

Costco Wholesale Corp. agreed to settle for $9 million a putative class action filed against them by pharmacists from the San Diego area claiming that they were pressured to work overtime without pay and forced to remain on call during their breaks. ...

Bartash Printing Inc. Agrees to Pay $305,000 Over Wage Violations Jun 8, 2017

Bartash Printing Inc. agreed to pay $273,892 in liquidated damages and back wages to 136 temporary employees and a $31,350 civil penalty after an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor found that they violated the Fair Labor Standards Act ...

Door Dash Agrees to Pay $5 Million After Misclassifying Employees Jun 2, 2017

Earlier this year, online restaurant food delivery provider DoorDash agreed to a $5 million settlement after delivery personnel filed a claim stating that they were illegally misclassified as independent contractors. The four-year-old company agreed ...

Florida Judge Rules in Favor of Exotic Dancers in FLSA Suit Mar 29, 2017

A federal judge in Florida ruled in favor of a group of exotic dancers in their case against two South Florida clubs, finding that the dancers were employees, not contractors under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). U.S. District Judge William P. ...

California Federal Judge Rules in Favor of Misclassified Vendors Mar 22, 2017

A group of workers classified as “vendors” by Field Asset Services Inc. recently won a court case, where they argued that they were misclassified by their employer and were really employees. The company requested to decertify the class, which was ...

Hotel Workers in Southeast Texas Receive $285,000 in Back Wages, Damages Jan 31, 2017

An investigation into the Baymont Inn, Super 8 and Travelodge Hotel of Galveston, TX conducted by the Wage and Hour Division of the United States Labor Department found that the employer failed to pay over 125 workers overtime wages in Fiscal Year ...

Duane Reade Has Agreed to Pay $13.5 Million to Settle Class Action Lawsuit Jan 24, 2017

Duane Reade Inc., a convenience store and pharmacy chain, has agreed to pay $13.5 million to settle a class action lawsuit that alleges they failed to pay their assistant store managers overtime wages. The agreement was filed on Friday, January 20 in ...

Federal Contractors Should be Held to Higher Standards Sep 21, 2016

Federal Contractors Should be Held to Higher Standards Every employer in the United States needs to adhere to a variety of standards set forth by the Department of Labor, unions, and any other applicable regulatory body. However, some employers need ...

Chevron Subsidiaries to Pay $1.5 Million in Damages, Overtime Back Wages Sep 20, 2016

The United States Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division’s investigation into three Chevron Corporation subsidiaries revealed violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act’s overtime provisions. The companies failed to properly track the pay of ...

Brownlow Plastering To Pay Over $365 Thousand in Overtime Back Wages Sep 14, 2016

A United States Department of Labor Wage and Hour investigation into Brownlow Plastering based out of Hammond, LA found that the company violated both the record-keeping and overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). During the ...

Long Island Nail Salons To Pay Over $203 Thousand To Workers Sep 8, 2016

The United States Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division into six Suffolk and Nassau County nail salons has led to the recovery of over $178 thousand in damages and back wages for 95 underpaid nail salon workers, as well as $24,646 in civil ...

Dinh Construction Fined $134 Thousand in Back Wages, Damages, and Penalties Sep 6, 2016

During an investigation into Dinh Construction, a Riverside, CA-based company, the United States Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division discovered violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (FLSA) overtime provisions. According to the Wage ...

Massachusetts Employers Ordered to Pay Over $2.6 Million in Damages, Overtime, and Penalties Aug 10, 2016

Following an investigation by the United State Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division, employers Anderson Dos Santos and Juliano Fernandes, along with companies AB Construction Group Inc. and Force Corp. were ordered to pay nearly $2.4 million ...

United Plastics and Citigroup Technology Inc. to Pay Over $3.3 Million in Back Wages Aug 9, 2016

Investigations conducted by the United States Department of Labor discovered that United Plastics and Citigroup Technology Inc. failed to properly compensate workers for overtime labor, as well as other violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act ...

Recent FLSA Cases Jul 8, 2016

The United States Department of Labor has recently been involved in numerous investigations and cases involving back wages, overtime, and more. The agency has also provided resolutions to help those who have been affected by these violations of the ...

New Rule Makes Millions of Americans Eligible for Overtime Pay May 19, 2016

On Tuesday, the Obama administration brought to light a new rule that would make millions of Americans eligible for overtime pay. Some businesses oppose to the new measure, stating that they would reshuffle salaries in an effort to avoid the ...

Worker Claims Retaliation After Report of Asbestos Mar 23, 2016

A Yellowstone National Park maintenance worker made a report claiming that he and five other employers were unknowingly exposed to asbestos at an archaic lodge. Now, he claims that a park concession company has taken action to retaliate against him ...

U.S. Labor Department Seeking Back Wages for Restaurant Workers in Ohio Mar 22, 2016

A restaurant in Ohio is facing a lawsuit by the U.S. Department of Labor in an attempt to recover back wages totaling roughly $21,390. An equal and separate amount is being sought in damages for a total amount of $42,780. The lawsuit is on behalf of ...

Understanding Joint Employers Mar 16, 2016

The Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division has put a lot of focus on making sure workers in fissured (or joint-employer) workplaces are protected. This is a situation where there is a potential for multiple employers benefiting from the work of ...

Appeals Court Upholds Tip-Sharing Decision Mar 8, 2016

According to a ruling by a federal appeals court, employers cannot collect the tips of service employees such as waiters to share with the support staff, regardless if the worker is receiving minimum wage. The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ...

Tip Distribution Ruled as Violation of Labor Standards Mar 2, 2016

In a ruling on February 24, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit determined that the distribution of tips is a violation of labor standards. It was ruled that employers are no longer able to collect service employees’ tips to ...

L.A. Garment Industry Still at Heart of Worker Abuse Battle Feb 25, 2016

A recent $212,000 judgment against a Ross Stores supplier is the latest in the multi-year goal to help fight against worker abuse in Los Angeles’ garment industry. In this case, the supplier must pay back wages to 270 employees of the company’s ...

Former Kroger Employees File Suit Alleging Failure to Pay Overtime Feb 15, 2016

The Kroger supermarket chain is the subject of a recent class action lawsuit by three former employees who are alleging failures in overtime pay. Cincinnati-based Kroger supermarket chain is facing a class action lawsuit that claims the company ...

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