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January 2019

Lillian Marquez and Laura Rodriguez Discuss Wage Theft on ABC's TiempoPechman Law Group Logo

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January 17, 2019

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Congratulations to our attorneys Lillian Marquez and Laura Rodriguez who appeared on a segment of ABC’s Tiempo with Joe Torres to discuss workers’ rights and wage theft in New York.

More Than $35 Million in Stolen Wages Returned to Workers in 2018Pechman Law Group Logo

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January 15, 2019

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A statement from Governor Andrew Cuomo’s office announced that more than $35 million was returned to over 35,000 victims of wage theft in 2018, continuing the New York Department of Labor's efforts to stand up for workers being denied wages.

Employee Fired Because He Wanted to Join Union Receives 61K in Backpay and Union MembershipPechman Law Group Logo

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January 10, 2019

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A mechanic who claimed he was unjustly denied membership in the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 15 and fired in retaliation for requesting to join the Union received $61,000 in backpay and fringe benefits in a settlement.

Dickies Sued by Former Marketing Director for Age Discrimination Pechman Law Group Logo

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January 3, 2019

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Williamson Dickie, the global workwear company known as Dickies, has been sued by Alan Burks, a former marketing director who claims he was terminated due to his age.