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Are Employment Collective Actions Safe From Dukes?

There has been much discussion in the legal world about the impact of the Supreme Court’s June 20, 2011 decision in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes, including on this blog. Not surprisingly, following Dukes,  employers have attempted to de-certify employment collective actions, … Continue reading

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How are You Being Treated by Sodexo?

All over the U.S. and around the world, current and former employees of Sodexo are coming forward and fighting against low wages, poor working conditions and discriminatory treatment by the company. The Service Employees International Union (“SEIU”) has reported that … Continue reading

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New York’s Restaurant Tip Credit Law

Many states have minimum wage laws which  differ from the FLSA. The minimum wage in New York is $7.25 per hour.  Effective January 1, 2011, restaurants in New York are allowed to use a “tip credit” of $2.25 per hour … Continue reading

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