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Disaster Recovery Workers Recover $2.5 Million in Back Wages Following DOL Investigation

Disaster Recovery Workers Recover $2.5 Million in Back Wages Following DOL Investigation

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October 15, 2018
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The U.S. Department of Labor recovered over $2.5 million in back wages for thousands of disaster recovery employees involved in Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts, following a series of investigations which revealed that both Lovin Contracting Co. Inc. and Coastal Staffing Services paid immigrant workers far below the required wages.

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Georgia Hotel Company Paid Worker $73,732 In Back Wages for Overtime Violations

Georgia Hotel Company Paid Worker $73,732 In Back Wages for Overtime Violations

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March 15, 2018
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Two Marietta, Georgia-based hotels paid $73,732 in back wages and liquidated damages to 14 employees for violations of the minimum wage, overtime, and recordkeeping provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), according to an investigation conducted by the U.S. Department of Labor.

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Panera Accused of Cheating Assistant Managers out of Overtime

Panera Accused of Cheating Assistant Managers out of Overtime

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February 28, 2018
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Panera’s largest franchise, is being sued by a group of Assistant Managers for allegedly violating the Fair Labor and Standards Act by failing to pay them the proper overtime required by law.

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Department of Labor Announces $170,000 Settlement With 3 Brooklyn Papa John's Pizza Franchisees for Failing To Pay Workers

Department of Labor Announces $170,000 Settlement With 3 Brooklyn Papa John's Pizza Franchisees for Failing To Pay Workers

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The Department of Labor announced a settlement with the owners of three Papa John’s Pizza franchise stores in Brooklyn, New York. According to the lawsuit, the three locations violated minimum wage and overtime requirements, and took unlawful deductions from workers’ wages by failing to reimburse all work-related expenses. In total, the owner has agreed to pay $171,895.12 in restitution and damages to over 100 underpaid workers.

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Sheetz Accused of Failing to Pay Assistant Managers Overtime Pay

Sheetz Accused of Failing to Pay Assistant Managers Overtime Pay

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October 18, 2017
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Assistant managers of Sheetz have sued claiming it illegally misclassified them throughout the country as "exempt" and failed to pay them overtime wages.

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Bloomberg Analytics Reps Entitled to Overtime Pay Says NY Judge

Bloomberg Analytics Reps Entitled to Overtime Pay Says NY Judge

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October 9, 2017
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A class action of over 1,300 Bloomberg LP New York-based Analytics Reps who were not paid overtime pay has been certified by a New York federal judge.

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Peloton Production Assistant Rides out with 80k Overtime Pay Settlement

Peloton Production Assistant Rides out with 80k Overtime Pay Settlement

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October 5, 2017
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Peloton Interactive, Inc., a stationary exercise bike company, was ordered to pay $80,000 in overtime pay and damages to a Production Assistant.

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Southern New Jersey Gas Stations to Pay Nearly $500k for Wage Theft Violations

Southern New Jersey Gas Stations to Pay Nearly $500k for Wage Theft Violations

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August 9, 2017
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The USDOL reached a settlement agreement to settle wage theft claims with New Jersey gas stations that will pay $463,453.52 to gas station attendants.

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Burberry Agrees to Pay Out $2.54 Million to Sales Associates For Overtime and Off the Clock Wage Theft Violations

Burberry Agrees to Pay Out $2.54 Million to Sales Associates For Overtime and Off the Clock Wage Theft Violations

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July 26, 2017
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Burberry will pay $2.54m to sales associates for failing to pay workers for all of their hours worked and overtime pay for 40+ hours worked in a week.

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United Nations Worker Faces Criminal Charges For Failing to Pay Domestic Worker Wages

United Nations Worker Faces Criminal Charges For Failing to Pay Domestic Worker Wages

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June 27, 2017
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A United Nations worker was charged with visa fraud and identity theft for hiring a domestic worker and not paying her the wages he promised.

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