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Kentucky Restaurant to Pay $78K to Resolve Wage Theft LawsuitPechman Law Group Logo
Kentucky Restaurant to Pay $78K to Resolve Wage Theft Lawsuit

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April 18, 2019

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Lucky Garden, a restaurant in Central City, Kentucky, will pay $78,562 in back wages and liquidated damages to eight employees after a U.S. Department of Labor investigation found the employer violated minimum wage and overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

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Construction Company Executive Arrested for Failing to Pay Workers Prevailing WagesPechman Law Group Logo
Construction Company Executive Arrested for Failing to Pay Workers Prevailing Wages

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April 5, 2019

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The charges against Rakesh Kumar, President of Orba Construction, stem from Kumar’s alleged misrepresentations to the New York City School Construction Authority (SCA) regarding the number of hours worked and wages paid by Orba to employees on New York City public school construction projects.

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Express Scripts Hit with Overtime LawsuitPechman Law Group Logo
Express Scripts Hit with Overtime Lawsuit

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March 26, 2019

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Pharmacy benefits management company Express Scripts has been hit with overtime lawsuit, which alleges that the company misclassified employees as managers to avoid paying overtime wages, in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the New Jersey Wage and Hour Law.

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Domestic Workers for Qatari Royal Family Allegedly Robbed of Overtime PayPechman Law Group Logo
Domestic Workers for Qatari Royal Family Allegedly Robbed of Overtime Pay

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March 22, 2019

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Domestic workers who were formerly employed by members of the ruling Qatari family are suing their ex-employers for allegedly failing to pay overtime wages, a violation of both the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and New York Labor Law.

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New Jersey Gas Stations To Pay $650,000 For Minimum Wage and Overtime ViolationsPechman Law Group Logo
New Jersey Gas Stations To Pay $650,000 For Minimum Wage and Overtime Violations

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March 13, 2019

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Five South Jersey gas stations will pay $650,000 in back wages and liquidated damages to 29 current and former employees, following an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor, that found pay violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

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Hurricane Recovery Workers In Puerto Rico Receive $5.6 Million for Overtime Pay ViolationsPechman Law Group Logo
Hurricane Recovery Workers In Puerto Rico Receive $5.6 Million for Overtime Pay Violations

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March 7, 2019

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Investigations by the U.S. Department of Labor have resulted in the recovery of $5,579,939 in back wages and benefits owed to 993 employees of nine subcontractors that provided power generator operation support for hurricane recovery efforts in Puerto Rico.

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“English-Only” Rule May Violate the LawPechman Law Group Logo
“English-Only” Rule May Violate the Law

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February 25, 2019

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Employees who are discriminated against by an “English-only” policy may sue their employers for discrimination.

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$50 Billion Dollars Stolen from Workers Each Year Due to Wage TheftPechman Law Group Logo
$50 Billion Dollars Stolen from Workers Each Year Due to Wage Theft

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February 20, 2019

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Experts have estimated that, “as much as $50 billion a year is stolen from workers, much of which workers never report or recover.”

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Age Discrimination in the NFL: Trevor Lawrence’s Legal Right to Enter the NFL DraftPechman Law Group Logo
Age Discrimination in the NFL: Trevor Lawrence’s Legal Right to Enter the NFL Draft

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February 11, 2019

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Trevor Lawrence’s running lane to the 2019 NFL Draft is through the laws in New York which prohibit age discrimination in employment.

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Chili’s Bar & Grill Accused of Sex Bias Against Woman For Not Conforming to Gender NormsPechman Law Group Logo
Chili’s Bar & Grill Accused of Sex Bias Against Woman For Not Conforming to Gender Norms

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February 4, 2019

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A former server of Chili’s has filed a charge with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) against the restaurant chain for sex discrimination. The server, who is lesbian, claimed that she was denied an opportunity to advance and then forced to leave her job following comments by upper management about her attire.

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