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June 2020

Westchester Deli Pays $80K in Overtime to Two WorkersPechman Law Group Logo

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June 26, 2020

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Two former counter and delivery workers at Geordanes Neighborhood Market, a deli in Irvington, New York, have been paid $80,000 to settle a wage theft lawsuit.

Trucking Company Sued for $1.5M For Misclassifying Drivers as Independent ContractorsPechman Law Group Logo

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June 22, 2020

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The U.S. Department of Labor has filed a lawsuit alleging that a trucking company violated the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) by misclassifying drivers, as independent contractors.

Construction Workers Paid By Day Rate Settle Overtime Claims for $75KPechman Law Group Logo

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June 11, 2020

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Ten scaffolding and construction workers employed by Ceprine Scaffolding and Cerina Construction in Long Island City, Queens reached a $75,000 settlement of a lawsuit for unpaid overtime wages and other labor law violations.

Construction Company Sued for Racial HarassmentPechman Law Group Logo

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June 4, 2020

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A construction company is being sued by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) for violating federal law because it fostered a work environment rife with racist comments and discriminatory work conditions at its Ravena, New York location.