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New York City “Ban-the-Box” Law Amendments Take Effect July 29, 2021Pechman Law Group Logo
New York City “Ban-the-Box” Law Amendments Take Effect July 29, 2021

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July 14, 2021

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Amendments enacted by the New York City Council to the City’s “Ban the Box” law known as the Fair Chance Act (FCA) to expand protections already provided to job applicants to include employees and prohibit discrimination based on arrest records, pending criminal accusations, or criminal convictions will take effect on July 29, 2021.

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Kim Kardashian West Sued by Domestic Workers for Unpaid OvertimePechman Law Group Logo
Kim Kardashian West Sued by Domestic Workers for Unpaid Overtime

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June 25, 2021

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Reality TV star Kim Kardashian West failed to pay overtime, cover expenses and provide legally mandated breaks to workers cleaning and maintaining her California home, they alleged in a lawsuit.

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Home Health Agency Pays $85k to Settle Overtime Claims for Home Health AidesPechman Law Group Logo
Home Health Agency Pays $85k to Settle Overtime Claims for Home Health Aides

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June 17, 2021

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A home health agency will pay more than $85,000 – including more than $77,000 in restitution to 79 employees – to settle allegations that the company failed to pay the proper overtime rate and failed to pay workers for travel time, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced.

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Long Island Contractor to Pay $500k to 69 Construction Workers For Overtime ViolationsPechman Law Group Logo
Long Island Contractor to Pay $500k to 69 Construction Workers For Overtime Violations

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June 2, 2021

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A Long Island construction contractor who directed laborers and masons to work 10-hour days, six days a week, knew the Fair Labor Standards Act required employees to receive overtime pay when they worked more than 40 hours per week, but disregarded the law.

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Ten Things You Need to Know about Prevailing Wage Law in New YorkPechman Law Group Logo
Ten Things You Need to Know about Prevailing Wage Law in New York

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May 11, 2021

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New York prevailing wage law requires contractors to pay construction workers on public construction worksites to pay their workers at hourly rates that are much higher than the minimum wage rates (currently $15 per hour in New York City).

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Laura Rodriguez and Vivianna Morales Recognized by Super Lawyers as 2021 New York Metro Rising StarsPechman Law Group Logo
Laura Rodriguez and Vivianna Morales Recognized by Super Lawyers as 2021 New York Metro Rising Stars

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April 28, 2021

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We are pleased to announce that Laura Rodriguez and Vivianna Morales have been selected as Super Lawyers Rising Stars for the New York Metro area for 2021 in the area of Employment Litigation.

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Popular Chappaqua Eateries Frequented by Bill Clinton Sued for Wage TheftPechman Law Group Logo
Popular Chappaqua Eateries Frequented by Bill Clinton Sued for Wage Theft

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April 23, 2021

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The Journal News reported on a wage theft lawsuit filed by Pechman Law Group against Taco Street and Pizza Station in Chappaqua, NY. The restaurants are popular with Former President Bill Clinton, who regularly visits both locales.

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New Jersey Recycling Corporation Sued by Workers for Overtime PayPechman Law Group Logo
New Jersey Recycling Corporation Sued by Workers for Overtime Pay

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April 13, 2021

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Pechman Law Group has filed a wage payment lawsuit against GDB International, Inc. (GDB International), a New Jersey corporation specializing in the processing of recycled materials, for failing to pay minimum wage and overtime pay to warehouse workers at two New Jersey facilities.

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Franco Cuadra to Chair Program on Prevailing Wage Law in New YorkPechman Law Group Logo
Franco Cuadra to Chair Program on Prevailing Wage Law in New York

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April 9, 2021

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The New York City Bar Association will be holding a program on "How to Handle a Prevailing Wage Matter in New York under NYLL Art. 8" on Tuesday, April 13.

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Philadelphia Home Health Care Agency Pays $2.1M in Back Wages to More Than 450 Workers Denied Overtime PayPechman Law Group Logo
Philadelphia Home Health Care Agency Pays $2.1M in Back Wages to More Than 450 Workers Denied Overtime Pay

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March 24, 2021

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A recent investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor has recovered $2,125,429 in back wages for 456 workers employed by Good Family Support Services Inc., operator of Good Family Support Services, in Philadelphia.

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