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NYC Italian Restaurant Pays $127,500 to Settle Minimum Wage and Overtime LawsuitPechman Law Group Logo Large
NYC Italian Restaurant Pays $127,500 to Settle Minimum Wage and Overtime Lawsuit

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July 2, 2020

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Eight former servers, cooks, and dishwashers at Montebello Restaurant in Manhattan have been paid $127,500 to settle a wage payment lawsuit based on the restaurant’s alleged failure to pay the workers minimum and overtime wages, and other labor law violations.

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Westchester Deli Pays $80K in Overtime to Two WorkersPechman Law Group Logo Large
Westchester Deli Pays $80K in Overtime to Two Workers

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June 26, 2020

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Two former counter and delivery workers at Geordanes Neighborhood Market, a deli in Irvington, New York, have been paid $80,000 to settle a wage theft lawsuit.

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Trucking Company Sued for $1.5M For Misclassifying Drivers as Independent ContractorsPechman Law Group Logo Large
Trucking Company Sued for $1.5M For Misclassifying Drivers as Independent Contractors

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June 22, 2020

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The U.S. Department of Labor has filed a lawsuit alleging that a trucking company violated the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) by misclassifying drivers, as independent contractors.

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Construction Workers Paid By Day Rate Settle Overtime Claims for $75KPechman Law Group Logo Large
Construction Workers Paid By Day Rate Settle Overtime Claims for $75K

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June 11, 2020

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Ten scaffolding and construction workers employed by Ceprine Scaffolding and Cerina Construction in Long Island City, Queens reached a $75,000 settlement of a lawsuit for unpaid overtime wages and other labor law violations.

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Construction Company Sued for Racial HarassmentPechman Law Group Logo Large
Construction Company Sued for Racial Harassment

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June 4, 2020

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A construction company is being sued by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) for violating federal law because it fostered a work environment rife with racist comments and discriminatory work conditions at its Ravena, New York location.

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Three Questions to Ask If You Were Terminated During The COVID-19 CrisisPechman Law Group Logo Large
Three Questions to Ask If You Were Terminated During The COVID-19 Crisis

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May 29, 2020

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The COVID-19 health crisis has led to mass unemployment and economic instability for many workers, across every industry. Although most employees are “at-will” and can be fired for any reason, or no reason at all, this does not mean that there is no legal recourse for terminated employees.

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COVID-19 Safety Protests in the WorkplacePechman Law Group Logo Large
COVID-19 Safety Protests in the Workplace

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May 4, 2020

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As the country begins to take steps to reopen businesses while the Covid-19 pandemic continues, many employees will have concerns about what going back to work means for their health and safety.

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OSHA Issues COVID-19 Guidance to Protect Delivery WorkersPechman Law Group Logo Large
OSHA Issues COVID-19 Guidance to Protect Delivery Workers

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April 27, 2020

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued new guidelines for the delivery workforce to ensure safety during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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PwC’s Preference for Millennials Costs them an $11.6M Age Discrimination SettlementPechman Law Group Logo Large
PwC’s Preference for Millennials Costs them an $11.6M Age Discrimination Settlement

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April 14, 2020

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PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), a multinational audit, consulting, and tax services firm, has agreed to pay $11.6 million to settle a lawsuit that claimed its recruitment practices discriminated against older workers.

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Long Island Smashburger Sued by EEOC for Race DiscriminationPechman Law Group Logo Large
Long Island Smashburger Sued by EEOC for Race Discrimination

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April 9, 2020

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Smashburger, a popular nation-wide burger chain, has been sued by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) for violating federal law by subjecting a black employee to a hostile work environment and race harassment.

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