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August 2017

EEOC Sues Estée Lauder for Sex Discrimination Against New FathersPechman Law Group Logo

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August 31, 2017

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Estée Lauder, violated federal law through a paid parental leave program that provides new fathers less benefits than new mothers, according to the EEOC.

EEOC Sues Maritime AutoWash for Subjecting Hispanic Workers to ‘Separate and Unequal’ Wages and Working ConditionsPechman Law Group Logo

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August 29, 2017

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Latino workers subjected to hostility and unequal treatment based on race and national origin, as per EEOC lawsuit against Maritime Autowash in Maryland.

EEOC Sues Long Island-Based Company for Harassment of Black and Latino WorkersPechman Law Group Logo

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August 21, 2017

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A Long Island company violated discrimination laws, creating a hostile work environment where black & Hispanic employees faced racial harassment.

Department of Labor Sues Arizona Farm for Violating the Rights of Farm WorkersPechman Law Group Logo

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August 17, 2017

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G Farms was accused of failing to set hourly wages, failing to keep hourly records, and providing dangerous housing to farm workers in El Mirage, AZ.

Governor Cuomo Announces More Than $5 Million in Prevailing Wage Underpayments Recovered in First Half of 2017Pechman Law Group Logo

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August 12, 2017

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Governor Cuomo said $5,287,405 was returned to 2,285 workers in the first 6 months of 2017 due to prevailing wage enforcement efforts by the NYSDOL.

Southern New Jersey Gas Stations to Pay Nearly $500k for Wage Theft ViolationsPechman Law Group Logo

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August 9, 2017

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The USDOL reached a settlement agreement to settle wage theft claims with New Jersey gas stations that will pay $463,453.52 to gas station attendants.

New Jersey Construction Companies to Pay Workers $850,000 for Overtime Wage TheftPechman Law Group Logo

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August 1, 2017

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Three New Jersey construction companies will pay will pay $850,000 to 153 workers to settle a wage theft lawsuit with the Department of Labor.