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Pechman Law Group Obtains $475k Settlement for 33 Construction Workers Who Were Not Paid OvertimePechman Law Group Logo Large
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 Large
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 Large
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 Large
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 Large
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 Large
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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Security Guard Companies Ordered to Pay $942K in Minimum Wage and Overtime DamagesPechman Law Group Logo Large
Security Guard Companies Ordered to Pay $942K in Minimum Wage and Overtime Damages

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July 27, 2020

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Four security guard companies based in Puerto Rico, and their owners have been ordered to pay a total of $715,685 in back wages and damages to 400 employees for their willful violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

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Black, Latino, Immigrant Essential Workers Employed by Planned Companies Demand to be Treated as “Essential, Not Expendable”Pechman Law Group Logo Large
Black, Latino, Immigrant Essential Workers Employed by Planned Companies Demand to be Treated as “Essential, Not Expendable”

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July 24, 2020

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As part of a national day of action for Black Lives and Essential Workers in more than 100 cities, workers at a luxury residential building in Jersey City, joined by Jersey City Council member James Solomon, Freeholder Bill O’Dea, Hudson County Freeholder Anthony Romano, protested to demand the compensation and protections they deserve from their employer and from the Senate.

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Concrete Contractor Pays $92,290 in Back Wages Due to Prevailing Wage ViolationsPechman Law Group Logo Large
Concrete Contractor Pays $92,290 in Back Wages Due to Prevailing Wage Violations

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July 23, 2020

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After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division, a concrete contractor has paid $92,290 in back wages to 27 employees for violating prevailing wage requirements on a bridge rehabilitation project.

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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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