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Arizona Construction Company to Pay $3,000,000 for Overtime Violations Pechman Law Group Logo
Arizona Construction Company to Pay $3,000,000 for Overtime Violations

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August 13, 2020

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The U.S. Department of Labor obtained a $3,000,000 judgment against Stratis Construction Inc., a residential drywall company based in Phoenix, Arizona, for violating overtime and recordkeeping requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

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Burlington Coat Factory Assistant Managers receive $20 million settlement for Overtime ViolationsPechman Law Group Logo
Burlington Coat Factory Assistant Managers receive $20 million settlement for Overtime Violations

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July 29, 2020

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Burlington Coat Factory has agreed to pay nearly $20 million to end two lawsuits brought by assistant store managers who say they were misclassified as exempt employees and were not paid overtime wages they were owed.

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Security Guard Companies Ordered to Pay $942K in Minimum Wage and Overtime DamagesPechman Law Group Logo
Security Guard Companies Ordered to Pay $942K in Minimum Wage and Overtime Damages

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July 27, 2020

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Four security guard companies based in Puerto Rico, and their owners have been ordered to pay a total of $715,685 in back wages and damages to 400 employees for their willful violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

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Black, Latino, Immigrant Essential Workers Employed by Planned Companies Demand to be Treated as “Essential, Not Expendable”Pechman Law Group Logo
Black, Latino, Immigrant Essential Workers Employed by Planned Companies Demand to be Treated as “Essential, Not Expendable”

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July 24, 2020

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As part of a national day of action for Black Lives and Essential Workers in more than 100 cities, workers at a luxury residential building in Jersey City, joined by Jersey City Council member James Solomon, Freeholder Bill O’Dea, Hudson County Freeholder Anthony Romano, protested to demand the compensation and protections they deserve from their employer and from the Senate.

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Concrete Contractor Pays $92,290 in Back Wages Due to Prevailing Wage ViolationsPechman Law Group Logo
Concrete Contractor Pays $92,290 in Back Wages Due to Prevailing Wage Violations

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July 23, 2020

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After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division, a concrete contractor has paid $92,290 in back wages to 27 employees for violating prevailing wage requirements on a bridge rehabilitation project.

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NYC Italian Restaurant Pays $127,500 to Settle Minimum Wage and Overtime LawsuitPechman Law Group Logo
NYC Italian Restaurant Pays $127,500 to Settle Minimum Wage and Overtime Lawsuit

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July 2, 2020

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Eight former servers, cooks, and dishwashers at Montebello Restaurant in Manhattan have been paid $127,500 to settle a wage payment lawsuit based on the restaurant’s alleged failure to pay the workers minimum and overtime wages, and other labor law violations.

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Westchester Deli Pays $80K in Overtime to Two WorkersPechman Law Group Logo
Westchester Deli Pays $80K in Overtime to Two Workers

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June 26, 2020

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Two former counter and delivery workers at Geordanes Neighborhood Market, a deli in Irvington, New York, have been paid $80,000 to settle a wage theft lawsuit.

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Trucking Company Sued for $1.5M For Misclassifying Drivers as Independent ContractorsPechman Law Group Logo
Trucking Company Sued for $1.5M For Misclassifying Drivers as Independent Contractors

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June 22, 2020

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The U.S. Department of Labor has filed a lawsuit alleging that a trucking company violated the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) by misclassifying drivers, as independent contractors.

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Construction Workers Paid By Day Rate Settle Overtime Claims for $75KPechman Law Group Logo
Construction Workers Paid By Day Rate Settle Overtime Claims for $75K

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June 11, 2020

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Ten scaffolding and construction workers employed by Ceprine Scaffolding and Cerina Construction in Long Island City, Queens reached a $75,000 settlement of a lawsuit for unpaid overtime wages and other labor law violations.

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Construction Company Sued for Racial HarassmentPechman Law Group Logo
Construction Company Sued for Racial Harassment

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June 4, 2020

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A construction company is being sued by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) for violating federal law because it fostered a work environment rife with racist comments and discriminatory work conditions at its Ravena, New York location.

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