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Pechman Law Group Wins Important Second Circuit Decision Regarding Rule 68 Offers of Judgment and FLSA SettlementsPechman Law Group Logo Large
Pechman Law Group Wins Important Second Circuit Decision Regarding Rule 68 Offers of Judgment and FLSA Settlements

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December 13, 2019

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Pechman Law Group recently won a ground-breaking decision in the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. The decision in Yu v. Hasaki Restaurant, Inc. is expected to have a significant impact on the way that minimum wage and overtime cases are resolved in federal court.

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Lawsuit Claiming Private Detention Centers Cheated Migrants Out of Pay Gets Class Certification Pechman Law Group Logo Large
Lawsuit Claiming Private Detention Centers Cheated Migrants Out of Pay Gets Class Certification

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December 4, 2019

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The U.S. District Court of California has certified four classes of detained immigrants who allege claims of forced labor and wage theft against GEO Group, one of the country's largest for-profit prison companies.

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Virginia Restaurant to Pay $40,000 to Gay Employee to Settle Discrimination Lawsuit Pechman Law Group Logo Large
Virginia Restaurant to Pay $40,000 to Gay Employee to Settle Discrimination Lawsuit

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November 22, 2019

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El Tio Tex-Mex Grill, a restaurant in Virginia will pay $40,000 and provide significant equitable relief to settle a harassment lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

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Luxury Resort to Pay Over $2.5 Million to Settle Lawsuit Alleging Discrimination against Hispanic EmployeesPechman Law Group Logo Large
Luxury Resort to Pay Over $2.5 Million to Settle Lawsuit Alleging Discrimination against Hispanic Employees

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November 8, 2019

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La Cantera Resort and Spa has agreed to pay $2,625,000 to settle a national origin discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

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U.S. Department of Labor Delivers Record $322 Million for Victims of Wage TheftPechman Law Group Logo Large
U.S. Department of Labor Delivers Record $322 Million for Victims of Wage Theft

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November 1, 2019

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The U.S. Department of Labor announced that the Wage and Hour Division (WHD) recovered a record $322 million in wages owed to workers in Fiscal Year 2019.

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Pennsylvania Drug Manufacturer Sued by Workers for Overtime PayPechman Law Group Logo Large
Pennsylvania Drug Manufacturer Sued by Workers for Overtime Pay

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October 18, 2019

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KVK Tech, a Pennsylvania-based generic drug manufacturing company, has been sued by construction workers who allege the company paid them day-rates.

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Misclassified Employees Obtain $3.7M Settlement from Jani-KingPechman Law Group Logo Large
Misclassified Employees Obtain $3.7M Settlement from Jani-King

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October 11, 2019

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A decade-long class action suit against Jani-King, a commercial cleaning franchiser, has been settled for $3.7 million, compensating almost 300 workers for their misclassification as independent contractors and illegal deductions taken from their pay.

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New York City Bans Discriminatory Use of Term 'Illegal Alien'Pechman Law Group Logo Large
New York City Bans Discriminatory Use of Term 'Illegal Alien'

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October 4, 2019

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New York City has released new guidelines indicating that calling someone an “illegal alien” or “illegal,” when used with the intent to “demean, humiliate, or harass a person” is illegal under the law.

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Chipotle Sued for Violations of NYC’s Fair Workweek Law and Earned Safe and Sick Time ActPechman Law Group Logo Large
Chipotle Sued for Violations of NYC’s Fair Workweek Law and Earned Safe and Sick Time Act

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September 16, 2019

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Chipotle has been sued by the City of New York for violations of its’ Fair Workweek Law and Earned Safe and Sick Time Act.

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Misclassified Refrigeration Worker Awarded $45,000 for Unpaid Overtime Pechman Law Group Logo Large
Misclassified Refrigeration Worker Awarded $45,000 for Unpaid Overtime

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September 11, 2019

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Pechman Law Group PLLC recently won a $45,000 judgment for unpaid minimum and overtime wages on behalf of a refrigeration repairman against his former employer, Abraham Refrigeration Corp.

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