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EEOC Shines Spotlight on Discrimination Against Women and People of Color in Construction Pechman Law Group Logo
EEOC Shines Spotlight on Discrimination Against Women and People of Color in Construction

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May 25, 2022

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Eater NY informó sobre una demanda por robo de salario presentada por Pechman Law Group contra los restaurantes italianos de la ciudad de Nueva York Frank's Restaurant, Lil' Frankie's y Supper. Los restaurantes son propiedad de la celebridad de las redes sociales Frank Prisinzano. La demanda alega que los restaurantes le robaron a sus empleados sus horas extras y el salario mínimo.

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Court Holds That Exotic Dancers were Misclassified as Independent ContractorsPechman Law Group Logo
Court Holds That Exotic Dancers were Misclassified as Independent Contractors

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April 27, 2022

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A federal judge in Kentucky has ruled that a group of exotic dancers qualified as employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act. And therefore were entitled to overtime pay and minimum wages.

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Bi-Weekly Pay Can Violate New York’s Late Payment LawPechman Law Group Logo
Bi-Weekly Pay Can Violate New York’s Late Payment Law

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April 5, 2022

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The New York Labor Law requires “manual workers” to be paid weekly, never later than seven calendar days after the end of the week in which wages were earned. Under this late payment law, most workers in New York cannot be paid on bi-weekly or semi-monthly schedules. In New York, there are currently hundreds of employers who are paying their workers on a bi-weekly basis in violation of this late payment law.

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Chipotle Sued for Sexual Harassment by Equal Employment Opportunity CommissionPechman Law Group Logo
Chipotle Sued for Sexual Harassment by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

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March 18, 2022

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Fast food chain Chipotle Services LLC and Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc., violated federal law by subjecting young female employees to egregious and ongoing sexual harassment from October 2019 to June 2020, severe enough to force two employees to leave their jobs, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit.

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New Jersey Construction Company Ordered to Pay $711K for Overtime Wage TheftPechman Law Group Logo
New Jersey Construction Company Ordered to Pay $711K for Overtime Wage Theft

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February 21, 2022

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A federal court in New Jersey ordered an electrical and heating, ventilation and air conditioning company based in Union, New Jersey, and its owners, to pay backpay and damages to 89 electricians, electrician helpers and HVAC technicians after a U.S. Department of Labor investigation found the company deliberately denied overtime.

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Cleaning Workers at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Recover $129,000 for Wage Theft ViolationsPechman Law Group Logo
Cleaning Workers at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Recover $129,000 for Wage Theft Violations

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January 27, 2022

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BMS Cat, a Texas-based company specializing in disaster recovery, and two subcontractors have paid former cleaning workers $129,000 to settle a lawsuit alleging that the cleaners were paid sub-minimum wages and denied overtime while working at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020.

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Hotel Worker Recovers $30K for Overtime Pay During the COVID-19 PandemicPechman Law Group Logo
Hotel Worker Recovers $30K for Overtime Pay During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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December 22, 2021

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In a case handled by Pechman Law Group, Hillside Hotel in Jamaica, Queens, has paid $30,000 to a former housekeeping employee, to resolve a federal court lawsuit alleging violations of minimum wage and overtime laws, and retaliation during the pandemic.

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Prevailing Wage Law in New York's Construction IndustryPechman Law Group Logo
Prevailing Wage Law in New York's Construction Industry

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November 24, 2021

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Prevailing wage law can be difficult to understand even for practitioners experienced in wage-and-hour laws. It is not always clear what the law requires of employers or what rights are available to employees.

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National Labor Relations Board Will Ensure Rights and Remedies for Immigrant WorkersPechman Law Group Logo
National Labor Relations Board Will Ensure Rights and Remedies for Immigrant Workers

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November 15, 2021

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In a new memorandum to all field offices released today, National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel Jennifer Abruzzo announced critical policies to ensure that immigrant workers have the protections they need to freely exercise their rights without retaliation under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA).

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Gianfranco Cuadra Discusses New Protections for Undocumented Workers on ABC’s TiempoPechman Law Group Logo
Gianfranco Cuadra Discusses New Protections for Undocumented Workers on ABC’s Tiempo

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November 5, 2021

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Gianfranco Cuadra appeared on Tiempo to discuss a new law that helps protect undocumented immigrants from extortion or coercion.

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