Is your employer paying your overtime under the Department of Labor’s “coefficient table”, but you work 40 hours or more every week? If so, you very likely have an actionable overtime pay violation. As you probably know, non-exempt employees are entitled to overtime pay for all hours
The Supreme Court handed another victory to big business at the expense of the powerless last week. The upshot, in the ironically entitled Busk v. Integrity Staffing Solutions, is that employers may now require their employees to work off the clock indefinitely, as long as the labor
The United States Department of Labor these days loves to send out press releases and emails about their employee-friendly rule making. But behind the scenes, they’re still selling out to big business. This is apparent in a recent amicus brief they filed in the United States Supreme
The Legal Rationale for Our Community Service Minimum Wage Suit So our minimum wage suit for the innocent forced to perform community service has gotten some play on Fox news, with rather predictable results (“greedy employment lawyers taking advantage, etc etc”). http://f
On Saturday, The Daily News covered our lawsuit being filed today, on behalf of people essentially coerced into working for the City for free as a condition of an “ACD”, or Adjournment in Contemplation of Dismissal. We’re very excited about this suit, as it is on be
Our poor New York City teachers- they get hit from every angle. Tough students, tougher parents, unsupportive administrations, a hostile press, factionalism within factionalism in their schools… I have represented many a teacher in my career, both in investigations by “SC
Over the past few decades, advances in technology have made iphones, blackberries, and droids commonplace, subsequently blurring the lines between home and work. While these high tech gadgets have allowed employees to become more accessible to employers and co-workers, employers have
Imagine the shock and dismay experienced by nurse Tonya Battle when she was reassigned because of a father’s racial hatred. Ms. Battle, a neonatal nurse at a large Michigan hospital, was told she would no longer be taking care of her tiny patient because the baby’s father had request
The average New Yorker is no stranger to the fact that bugs and pests run rampant in our boroughs. According to bedbug.com, Brooklyn has the largest bed bug infestation in all of NYC. However, what is truly disconcerting is actually seeing one of these critters in your own home. Aft
While whistle blowing is considered the highest of callings by the civic-minded and scrupulous, when a contracted tech worker named Edward Snowden released highly classified information to the public, it generated conflicting feelings for many in an era where secrecy, particularly whe
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