Practices


Illegal aliens easy targets of workplace wage, labor law abuses

October 20, 2010 - In a time of widespread joblessness, Mexicans in New York have proved unusually adept at finding and keeping work. Of the city's 10 largest immigrant groups, they have the highest... Read More


Labor Department to step up enforcement of Fair Labor Laws

September 22, 2009 - The U.S. Department of Labor plans to hire 670 investigators next year to beef up enforcement of laws that protect workers from everything from unsafe working conditions to unfair wage... Read More


An update on pending FLSA litigation

August 19, 2009 - Our firm has recently settled three significant FLSA cases on a class wide (collective action) basis, providing employees of those companies with back wages that they were wrongfully... Read More


Landmark labor law named for Alabama woman

January 25, 2009 - Although she will never benefit from the new legislation expected to be signed into law tomorrow by President Barack Obama, Lilly Ledbetter of Jacksonville, Ala., is proud of the... Read More


Federal Appeals Court renders important decision against Family Dollar

December 22, 2008 - A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld a $35.6 million judgment against Family Dollar Stores Inc. originally handed down by a Tuscaloosa, Ala., federal jury in 2006. The jury said the... Read More


Dollar General Faces New Lawsuit

September 14, 2006 - A Montgomery law firm has filed a joint lawsuit in federal court, alleging that Dollar General stores intentionally misclassified its store managers as executives to avoid paying them... Read More


Wage and Hour Employment Cases

September 11, 2006 - On August 7th, 2006, Beasley Allen filed a lawsuit for approximately twenty-five hundred former and current Dollar General store managers in the United States District Court for the... Read More


Dollar General Faces Another Lawsuit Tied to Overtime Pay

August 31, 2006 - Dollar General Corp. (DG) said Thursday that a lawsuit was filed against it in Alabama on Aug. 7, 2006 by some current and former store managers relating to overtime pay. Read More


Managers Sue Dollar General over their Classification

August 14, 2006 - About 2,500 former and current Dollar General store managers filed a joint lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama this week. Read More


Store Sued by Workers

August 12, 2006 - About 2,500 former and current Dollar General store managers have filed a joint lawsuit in U.S. District Court, alleging the company intentionally misclassified them as executives in order... Read More


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