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Wawa to Pay $1.4 Million to Assistant Managers for Unpaid OvertimePechman Law Group Logo
Wawa to Pay $1.4 Million to Assistant Managers for Unpaid Overtime

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August 23, 2019

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Convenience chain Wawa is paying $1.4 million to settle an lawsuit brought by its assistant general managers. The assistant managers claimed the company intentionally misclassified them as exempt employees and failed to pay them overtime wages, in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

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Bill Protecting Immigrant Workers from Workplace Harassment Signed Into LawPechman Law Group Logo
Bill Protecting Immigrant Workers from Workplace Harassment Signed Into Law

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August 13, 2019

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Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law a bill that makes it illegal for an employer in New York state to retaliate against a worker by contacting federal immigration authorities or threatening to do so.

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A Perspective from the BorderPechman Law Group Logo
A Perspective from the Border

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August 8, 2019

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Laura Rodriguez

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Laura Rodriguez is an attorney at Pechman Law Group. In June, Pechman Law Group sponsored her trip to Texas to volunteer for the Dilley Pro Bono Project. Laura helped provide legal assistance and support to detained immigrant mothers and children seeking asylum in the U.S. Below she shares some of her experiences and observations.

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Hall’s Southern Kitchen to Pay $150K to Resolve Tip Theft Lawsuit Pechman Law Group Logo
Hall’s Southern Kitchen to Pay $150K to Resolve Tip Theft Lawsuit

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August 2, 2019

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A Charleston based restaurant group has agreed to pay $150,000 to settle a class action lawsuit brought by 33 former employees who claimed they were underpaid. The former servers claim that the restaurant violated the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) through an unlawful tip pool that included non-tipped employees.

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BCD Tofu House to Pay $2.84 Million to Settle Class Action Lawsuit Pechman Law Group Logo
BCD Tofu House to Pay $2.84 Million to Settle Class Action Lawsuit

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July 26, 2019

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NOTICE OF PROPOSED CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT SETTLEMENT AND FAIRNESS HEARING

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New York Farm Workers Entitled to Overtime WagesPechman Law Group Logo
New York Farm Workers Entitled to Overtime Wages

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July 23, 2019

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Farm workers in New York will now be entitled to overtime wages, a day of rest, and other labor protections. The legislation will take effect January 1, 2020.

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Cable Channel NY1 Hit with Gender and Age Discrimination LawsuitPechman Law Group Logo
Cable Channel NY1 Hit with Gender and Age Discrimination Lawsuit

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June 27, 2019

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Five long time female news anchors at NY1 have accused the cable channel and its parent company Charter Communications of pushing out older female anchors for younger anchors and paying male talent more than their female counterparts.

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Contractors Indicted For Failing To Pay More Than $280K In Wages To Construction Workers Pechman Law Group Logo
Contractors Indicted For Failing To Pay More Than $280K In Wages To Construction Workers

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June 21, 2019

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Owners of Vick Construction and AVM Construction Corp. have been indicted by Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman for allegedly failing to pay proper prevailing wages to construction workers and falsifying business records in an attempt to hide the wage theft.

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JPMorgan to Pay $5M for Parental Leave Bias LawsuitPechman Law Group Logo
JPMorgan to Pay $5M for Parental Leave Bias Lawsuit

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June 13, 2019

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JPMorgan has agreed to pay $5 million to end a class action lawsuit alleging it discriminated against fathers by giving mothers more parental leave.

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Louisiana Construction Company to Pay $178k For Unpaid OvertimePechman Law Group Logo
Louisiana Construction Company to Pay $178k For Unpaid Overtime

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June 7, 2019

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A drywall contractor in Louisiana has paid $178,766 in back wages to 108 employees for violating the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and failing to pay overtime wages. The payment came after an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor.

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