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Farmworkers are Victims of Wage TheftPechman Law Group Logo
Farmworkers are Victims of Wage Theft

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January 18, 2021

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Farm employers in the United States have been required to pay $76 million in back wages to 154,000 workers over the past 20 years according to a report from the Economic Policy Institute.

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Gianfranco Cuadra Promoted to Partner at Pechman Law Pechman Law Group Logo
Gianfranco Cuadra Promoted to Partner at Pechman Law

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January 12, 2021

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Pechman Law Group is pleased to announce Gianfranco Cuadra’s promotion to partner at Pechman Law Group PLLC.

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Sex Discrimination Lawsuit Settled for Record $22.5 MillionPechman Law Group Logo
Sex Discrimination Lawsuit Settled for Record $22.5 Million

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January 11, 2021

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Pinterest will pay $22.5 million to settle a lawsuit from its former chief operating officer, Françoise Brougher, who alleged gender discrimination and retaliation in pay and treatment.

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Gas Station Owner Arrested for Wage Theft and Threatening to Retaliate Against Immigrant Employees for Reporting ViolationsPechman Law Group Logo
Gas Station Owner Arrested for Wage Theft and Threatening to Retaliate Against Immigrant Employees for Reporting Violations

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December 28, 2020

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A Long Island, New York gas station owner has been arrested for exploiting workers and threatening to retaliate against immigrant employees to deter them from reporting the alleged labor violations to authorities.

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Pechman Law Group Obtains $475k Settlement for 33 Construction Workers Who Were Not Paid OvertimePechman Law Group Logo
Pechman Law Group Obtains $475k Settlement for 33 Construction Workers Who Were Not Paid Overtime

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September 22, 2020

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KVK-Tech, a Pennsylvania-based pharmaceutical company, has paid $475,000 to 33 workers it hired to construct its four-building campus in Newtown, Pennsylvania, in settlement of a federal court overtime lawsuit.

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Miami Dialysis Companies to Pay $110,819 in Back Wages for Overtime ViolationPechman Law Group Logo
Miami Dialysis Companies to Pay $110,819 in Back Wages for Overtime Violation

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September 15, 2020

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After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor, Miami, Florida-based dialysis service companies – Olympus Healthcare Inc., Apollo Renal Center LLC, and Americare Renal Center LLC – will pay $110,819 in back wages to 34 employees for violating overtime and recordkeeping provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

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Housekeepers are Entitled to Overtime PayPechman Law Group Logo
Housekeepers are Entitled to Overtime Pay

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September 2, 2020

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Most people do not realize that domestic workers, such as housekeepers and nannies, are entitled to overtime pay. As employment lawyers, we regularly represent housekeepers and nannies who often work over 60 hours per week, yet are paid a fixed salary each week.

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Black Latino Horse Racing Announcer Sues NYRA for Discrimination and Equal PayPechman Law Group Logo
Black Latino Horse Racing Announcer Sues NYRA for Discrimination and Equal Pay

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August 28, 2020

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Pechman Law Group PLLC has filed a discrimination and equal pay lawsuit against the New York Racing Association. The lawsuit was brought on behalf of Luis Grandison, a Black Latino man, who is the first ever full-time Spanish language horse racing announcer in the United States.

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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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