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May 2016

$150K to be Paid to Call Center Employees Misclassified as Independent ContractorsPechman Law Group Logo

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May 3, 2016

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ViaSource has reclassified all call-center agents as employees and will pay $101,491 in back wages. Find more information on this story here.

Governor Cuomo Directs Nail Salons to Repay $2 Million in Unpaid Wages and Damages to More Than 600 EmployeesPechman Law Group Logo

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May 17, 2016

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Governor Cuomo has directed 143 nail salons to pay $2 million in unpaid wages to to 652 employees. Find more detailed information on this story here.

Federal Court Approves Avis Shift Managers’ $7.8 Million Settlement for Unpaid Overtime PayPechman Law Group Logo

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May 5, 2016

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Avis Budget Car Rental will pay $7.8 million to settle a wage theft lawsuit brought by its managers. Find more information on this story here.

NYC Commission Issues Guidance On City Pregnancy Discrimination LawPechman Law Group Logo

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May 9, 2016

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The NYC Commission on Human Rights issued guidance on violations of the pregnancy protections under the NYC Human Rights Law. Find more on this story here.

Department of Labor Final Rule on Overtime Regulations Will Extend Overtime Pay Protections to Over 4 MillionPechman Law Group Logo

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May 19, 2016

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President Obama announced updating the overtime regulations extending overtime pay to 4 million workers. Find more information on this story here.

Domino’s Pizza and Franchisees Served with “Joint Employer” Lawsuit Alleging Wage TheftPechman Law Group Logo

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May 27, 2016

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Domino’s Pizza locations in New York and Connecticut have been hit with a class action alleging wage violations. Find more detailed information here.