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California Restaurant to Pay $175,000 to Settle Sexual Harassment LawsuitPechman Law Group Logo Large
California Restaurant to Pay $175,000 to Settle Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

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January 17, 2020

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A group of California restaurants have agreed to pay $175,000 to settle a federal sexual harassment lawsuit filed on behalf of both male and female kitchen staff, following an investigation by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

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New Jersey Minimum Wage Rises to $11 per HourPechman Law Group Logo Large
New Jersey Minimum Wage Rises to $11 per Hour

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January 10, 2020

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Effective January 1, 2020, the New Jersey state minimum wage rose to $11.00 per hour.

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Minimum Wage to Rise for Nail and Hair Salon Workers, Car Wash Workers and Parking AttendantsPechman Law Group Logo Large
Minimum Wage to Rise for Nail and Hair Salon Workers, Car Wash Workers and Parking Attendants

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January 2, 2020

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Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that the State Department of Labor is issuing an order eliminating the subminimum wage for 'miscellaneous' industries statewide.

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Long Island Restaurant to Pay $100,000 to Settle Race Harassment CasePechman Law Group Logo Large
Long Island Restaurant to Pay $100,000 to Settle Race Harassment Case

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December 27, 2019

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A Long Island, New York restaurant will pay $100,000 to settle a race harassment lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

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Two Motels to Pay $189K to Three Employees for Unpaid Minimum and Overtime WagesPechman Law Group Logo Large
Two Motels to Pay $189K to Three Employees for Unpaid Minimum and Overtime Wages

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December 20, 2019

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After an investigation by the U.S Department of Labor, a Motel 6 and Super 8 motel in Wyoming, will pay $189,466 to three employees for wage theft violations of the overtime and minimum wage provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

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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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