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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

National Freight Inc. Fined Over $1 Million Following Investigation Sep 12, 2016

An investigation by the United States Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division into National Freight Inc. (NFI), one of the country’s biggest commercial transportation companies, has revealed that they incorrectly classified yard spotters and ...

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 ...

California Court Rulings Provide Over $1 Million in Back Wages and Damages Jul 19, 2016

Two U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California court rulings will require the owners of Bay Area nursing homes and residential care facilities to pay dozens of workers denied overtime or minimum wage a total of more than $1 million ...

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 ...

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