Practices


How the FLSA protects workers from unfair labor practices

April 4, 2013 - Lance Gould talks about what an employer can and cannot do with your time at work and how you are paid. Read More



Dick’s Sporting Goods agrees to settle overtime violation lawsuits

February 1, 2011 - Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc., has reached a tentative settlement agreement involving employees and former employees who allege the company did not pay them for overtime hours worked,... Read More


New York passes law to protect fair pay

December 16, 2010 - New York Governor David Paterson on Dec. 13 signed into law the Wage Theft Prevention Act (S.8380/A.11726), which seeks to ensure that employers pay statutorily mandated minimum wages... Read More


Supreme Court will determine validity of Wal-Mart class action

December 6, 2010 - The Supreme Court agreed Monday, Dec. 6, that it will hear an appeal by Wal-Mart regarding one of the largest employment discrimination cases in U.S. history. The lawsuit, Wal-Mart... Read More


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


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