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Wage Theft Hits Immigrants - HardPechman Law Group Logo
Wage Theft Hits Immigrants - Hard

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October 28, 2021

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Our wage theft lawsuit on behalf of workers at a Wayfair warehouse in New Jersey was noted by the Center for Public Integrity in its article “Wage Theft Hits Immigrants - Hard.”

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Biden Administration Does Away with Worksite Immigration RaidsPechman Law Group Logo
Biden Administration Does Away with Worksite Immigration Raids

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October 14, 2021

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The Biden administration announced that it would no longer raid workplaces to arrest undocumented workers en masse, putting an end to the Trump-era policy, which it said was used by "exploitative employers to suppress and retaliate against workers' assertion of labor laws."

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Salt Bae and His Nusr-et Steakhouse Chain Sued for Misclassifying Kitchen Workers as Sous Chefs to Avoid Paying Overtime WagesPechman Law Group Logo
Salt Bae and His Nusr-et Steakhouse Chain Sued for Misclassifying Kitchen Workers as Sous Chefs to Avoid Paying Overtime Wages

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September 9, 2021

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Five former grillers at celebrity chef and internet sensation Salt Bae’s Nusr-Et steakhouse chain filed a lawsuit alleging that the restaurants cheated them out of overtime wages by misclassifying them as managers.

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Can my Employer Require me to take the COVID-19 Vaccine?Pechman Law Group Logo
Can my Employer Require me to take the COVID-19 Vaccine?

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August 26, 2021

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As the Delta variant of Covid-19 surges and the Food and Drug Administration issues its final approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, more and more companies are mandating that employees get vaccinated.

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$590,000 Recovered for Airline Workers Who Were Not Reimbursed Uniform CostsPechman Law Group Logo
$590,000 Recovered for Airline Workers Who Were Not Reimbursed Uniform Costs

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August 19, 2021

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New York Attorney General Letitia James reached an agreement with airline service company Eulen America for failing to reimburse employees more than half a million dollars for the laundering costs of their required uniforms that was unlawfully deducted from paychecks.

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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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