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December 2018

UPS To Pay $4.9 Million To Settle EEOC Religious Discrimination LawsuitPechman Law Group Logo

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United Parcel Service (UPS), the world’s largest package delivery company, will pay $4.9 million to settle a class religious discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

The Misadventures of an Idealistic Restaurant in Cut-Throat New YorkPechman Law Group Logo

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December 21, 2018

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Lou Pechman's observation on the Department of Labor’s tipped minimum wage hearings was noted in today’s New York Times.

'I Thought It Was Normal': Nearly 25% Of NYC Diner Workers Say Their Bosses Rip Them Off On WagesPechman Law Group Logo

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December 26, 2018

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Our lawsuits against Waverly Restaurant was featured in a Gothamist article about wage theft in New York City diners.

Department of Labor Investigation Results in NYC Hotels Paying $721,086 In Back Wages for Overtime ViolationsPechman Law Group Logo

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December 20, 2018

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After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York has ordered the operators of three Queens hotels to pay $360,543 in back wages and an equal amount in liquidated damages to 83 employees to resolve violations of the overtime and recordkeeping requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

NYC Sets New Minimum Wage for Uber and Lyft Drivers Pechman Law Group Logo

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December 12, 2018

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New York City has become the first city in the United States to set a minimum wage for ride-share drivers.