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August 2019

Wawa to Pay $1.4 Million to Assistant Managers for Unpaid OvertimePechman Law Group Logo

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August 23, 2019

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Convenience chain Wawa is paying $1.4 million to settle an lawsuit brought by its assistant general managers. The assistant managers claimed the company intentionally misclassified them as exempt employees and failed to pay them overtime wages, in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

Bill Protecting Immigrant Workers from Workplace Harassment Signed Into LawPechman Law Group Logo

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August 13, 2019

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Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law a bill that makes it illegal for an employer in New York state to retaliate against a worker by contacting federal immigration authorities or threatening to do so.

A Perspective from the BorderPechman Law Group Logo

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August 8, 2019

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Laura Rodriguez

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Laura Rodriguez is an attorney at Pechman Law Group. In June, Pechman Law Group sponsored her trip to Texas to volunteer for the Dilley Pro Bono Project. Laura helped provide legal assistance and support to detained immigrant mothers and children seeking asylum in the U.S. Below she shares some of her experiences and observations.

Hall’s Southern Kitchen to Pay $150K to Resolve Tip Theft Lawsuit Pechman Law Group Logo

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August 2, 2019

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A Charleston based restaurant group has agreed to pay $150,000 to settle a class action lawsuit brought by 33 former employees who claimed they were underpaid. The former servers claim that the restaurant violated the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) through an unlawful tip pool that included non-tipped employees.