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Court Applies Lower Standard for Harassment Claim under City Human Rights LawPechman Law Group Logo
Court Applies Lower Standard for Harassment Claim under City Human Rights Law

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August 20, 2018

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A Manhattan Appeals Court reversed the dismissal of a sexual harassment claim under the New York City Human Rights Law, leaving it to a jury to decide whether the employee was “treated less well than other employees because of her gender.”

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Uber Reaches $10M Settlement in Discrimination Case CopyPechman Law Group Logo
Uber Reaches $10M Settlement in Discrimination Case Copy

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August 15, 2018

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Uber has reached a $10 million settlement agreement with 420 females and minority engineers in a discrimination lawsuit that alleged the company’s policies, patterns, and practices, resulted in female engineers receiving less compensation and in being promoted less frequently than their male counterparts.

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NYC Restaurant Serendipity 3 to Pay $975K to Settle Tip ClaimsPechman Law Group Logo
NYC Restaurant Serendipity 3 to Pay $975K to Settle Tip Claims

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July 30, 2018

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Pechman Law Group obtained a settlement of $975,000 on behalf of 33 servers and bussers at Serendipity 3, an iconic NYC restaurant and ice cream parlor, for tip credit violations. This case was reported on by The New York Post and Bloomberg BNA.

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Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader Sues Team for Overtime and Equal Pay ViolationsPechman Law Group Logo
Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader Sues Team for Overtime and Equal Pay Violations

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July 25, 2018

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A former Dallas Cowboys cheerleader filed a class action lawsuit alleging that the Dallas Cowboys failed to pay her proper minimum and overtime wages, as well as wages equal to those of the team’s mascot, Rowdy, in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Equal Pay Act.

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Colorado Concrete Company Pays $59K for Overtime and H-2B ViolationsPechman Law Group Logo
Colorado Concrete Company Pays $59K for Overtime and H-2B Violations

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July 19, 2018

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Coloscapes Concrete Inc. has paid $59K in back wages, overtime pay, and civil money penalties to settle H-2B non-immigrant visa program violations, as well as overtime and recordkeeping violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

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Donald Trump Sued by Former Chauffeur for Wage Theft ViolationsPechman Law Group Logo
Donald Trump Sued by Former Chauffeur for Wage Theft Violations

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July 10, 2018

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Not even the President can escape paying employees overtime wages. Donald Trump'spersonal driver of over 25 years has filed a lawsuit against two of the President’s corporations for failing to pay him overtime wages

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Turkish Bakery to Pay Baklava and Bread Maker $388k for Wage ViolationsPechman Law Group Logo
Turkish Bakery to Pay Baklava and Bread Maker $388k for Wage Violations

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July 5, 2018

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Magistrate Judge Reyes handed a long-awaited victory to two former kitchen workers of Gulluoglu Baklava Cafe. Pechman Law Group, which represented the workers, argued that Gulluoglu was required to pay the workers an hourly wage under the FLSA and NYLL.

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The FLSA Turns 80 Today, But Wage Theft Is Still a ProblemPechman Law Group Logo
The FLSA Turns 80 Today, But Wage Theft Is Still a Problem

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June 25, 2018

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FDR signed the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) into law on June 25, 1938. Eighty years later, the FLSA still serves as an effective tool for combating wage theft across all types of industries and jobs. According to the United States Department of Labor, over 21,500 FLSA cases were filed in court last year. The top ten FLSA violations are as follows:

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Miami TV Production Company to Pay $70k For Overtime ViolationsPechman Law Group Logo
Miami TV Production Company to Pay $70k For Overtime Violations

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June 15, 2018

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A U.S. Department of Labor investigation found that Endemol Latino NA, a TV production company in Miami, owes $70,341 in back wages to 82 employees for violating overtime and recordkeeping provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

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U.S. Department of Labor Lawsuit Seeks Unpaid Wages For 51 Home Health Care EmployeesPechman Law Group Logo
U.S. Department of Labor Lawsuit Seeks Unpaid Wages For 51 Home Health Care Employees

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June 13, 2018

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The U.S. Department of Labor filed a lawsuit against Care at Home LLC, a Connecticut home care agency, to recover unpaid overtime wages, and liquidated damages, for 51 current and former employees.

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