This week marks the 50th anniversary of the passage of the EPA, a landmark act that has been an effective tool for working women in asserting their equality in the workplace. The Act’s provisions have been particularly invaluable in industries where women have been historically under
At the start of July, Dollar General employees filed a class action lawsuit against the company in a Tennessee federal court for violations of the FLSA and state labor laws. The employees alleged that during their meal breaks, they were not allowed to leave store premises, meaning tha
Anyone who was in New York or New Jersey during Hurricane Sandy can easily recall the devastation that resulted in the loss of homes and historical landmarks. In the storm’s aftermath, millions of New York and New Jersey residents sat in the dark eagerly waiting for power companies to
Last week, a New Jersey federal judge ruled that a group of Prudential Financial Inc. and Prudential Insurance Co. of America financial representatives will be given a second change to argue for class certification in bringing overtime pay claims. When the motion for class certificati
The Americans with Disabilities Amendment Act (ADAAA) was passed in 2008 in an effort to more effectively enable disabled employees to seek legal protection under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Just last week, the National Council on Disability released its analysis of cas
A Florida hospice provider has officially agreed to pay $1 million to settle a Florida False Claims Act lawsuit brought by two former employees. The two employees, Heather Numbers and Greg Davis, contend that non-profit hospice provider, Hernando-Pasco Hospice Inc., defrauded the U.S
Last week, a Tennessee federal judge refused to dismiss a failure to accommodate and disability discrimination lawsuit brought under the ADA on behalf of former Dollar General employee, Karen Piper. Ms. Piper worked as a payroll specialist for Dollar General from 2007 through 2009. Un
Another discrimination class action lawsuit was filed in the Southern District of New York confirming two major trends that our office has been seeing: 1.) Increased litigation involving the nursing profession and 2.) Aggressive efforts by plaintiffs’ lawyers (post Dukes v. Wal-mart)
Although Forbes has ranked New York City as the 8th best city for singles, it’s no secret that the use of online dating services is rapidly growing. In fact, according to DatingSitesReviews.com, the online dating industry is worth approximately 4 billion USD. Recently, a giant in the
Employment law attorneys in our firm have seen an alarming number of cases involving the misclassification of temp and contract workers recently. A recent overtime lawsuit against one of the world’s largest law firms shows, once again, that even the most prestigious firms, banks, and
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