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May 2018

Dollar General Settles Sexual Harassment Lawsuit for $70kPechman Law Group Logo

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May 28, 2018

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Dollar General Corporation will pay $70,000 and provide other relief to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

Pennsylvania Laundromat to Pay Workers $478k for Wage ViolationsPechman Law Group Logo

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May 23, 2018

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Pennsylvania’s Central Laundry Inc. ordered to pay $239,269 in back wages, and an equal amount in liquidated damages to 21 employees following an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division.

Domino Sugar Refinery Hit With $2.35M Jury Award for Racial BiasPechman Law Group Logo

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May 15, 2018

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American Sugar Refining Inc. was hit with a $2.35 million jury verdict for racial bias against an employee in its Yonkers location, less than two months after a separate jury hit the company with a $13.4 million verdict for sex discrimination.

New Jersey Construction Company to Pay $1.5M To Settle False Claims LawsuitPechman Law Group Logo

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May 7, 2018

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Ranco Construction, will pay $1.5 million to resolve allegations it committed multiple False Claims Act violations by contracting for public construction jobs while paying its workers a lower hourly wage than required by state and federal law.

New Jersey Gas Stations Owners To Pay $2M For Overtime ViolationsPechman Law Group Logo

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May 1, 2018

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The Department of Labor has recovered $2,079,596 in back wages and liquidated damages for 87 attendants working at 25 southern New Jersey gas stations. This payment resolves pay violations found during a series of investigations by the department.