Author Archives: Natalie S. Marcus

Pennsylvania Judge Rules that Health Services Facility Miscalculated Overtime Pay

A Pennsylvania state judge has ruled that Daikon Lutheran Social Ministries owes its employees over $670,000 in unpaid overtime in addition to prejudgment interest.  Plaintiff Catherine LeClair filed the class action complaint against Daikon, a provider of senior living and … Continue reading

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“Predominance” Requirement Clarified in New Seventh Circuit Decision by Judge Posner

Sears customers alleged in a class action against Sears, Roebuck and Co. that their Kenmore-brand Sears washing machines had two defects.  One defect occurred in their front-loading “high efficiency” washing machines.  Because of the low volume of water used in … Continue reading

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Broward County Protects Employees from Wage Theft with New Ordinance

As of October 23, 2012, Broward County became the second county in Florida to adopt an ordinance prohibiting wage theft.  In a 7-2 vote, the Board of County Commissioners voted to create a new law to deal with the substantial … Continue reading

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