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December 2015

Female Laundry Workers Receive $582,000 in Settlement of EEOC Sexual Harassment CasePechman Law Group Logo

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December 16, 2015

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Suffolk Laundry Services, Inc. will pay $582,000 to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit brought by the EEOC. Find more information on this story here.

How New York City's Service Industry Is Facing a New EraPechman Law Group Logo

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December 24, 2015

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I am quoted in today’s cover story in the Village Voice discussing Danny Meyer’s no tipping policy, EMV technology, and its effect on the service industry.

Puerto Rico Security Guard Company to Pay $166K For Misclassification of Employees as Independent ContractorsPechman Law Group Logo

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December 11, 2015

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A company that provides security guard and patrol services throughout Puerto Rico misclassified employees. Find more information on this story here.

How to Handle a Wage and Hour Program at NYCLA on December 9, 2015Pechman Law Group Logo

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December 3, 2015

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How to Handle a Wage and Hour Case is the subject of a program that will be held at NY County Lawyers’ Association. Find information on the event here.

New York State Anti-Retaliation Unit Obtains Reinstatement for Workers and $68,000 in Restitution of Wage TheftPechman Law Group Logo

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December 22, 2015

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Governor Cuomo announced that New York State's newly-created Anti-Retaliation Unit has taken swift and aggressive action. Find more on this story here.

NYC Commission on Human Rights Announces Employment Protections for Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming EmployeesPechman Law Group Logo

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December 28, 2015

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The NYC Human Rights Commission released a new guidance that clarifies what constitutes gender identity and expression discrimination. Find more info here.