Tag Archives: unfair labor practice

Paying Tribute to the American Worker

For many, Labor Day represents the beginning of football season or the last long weekend of the summer.  However, there’s more to Labor Day. It’s a celebration of American workers and their contribution to our success as a nation. The … Continue reading

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Rewarding Wage Theft

Many banquet halls and catering establishments require customers to pay an additional “service charge,” often around 20 % of the total cost.  Can the establishments simply pocket the money or does this “service charge” belong to the servers?  In New … Continue reading

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Informal Conversations with Department of Labor are Insufficient to Avoid Liquidated Damages in Class Action

In McLean v. Garage Management Corp., Judge Denise Cote of the Southern District of New York reaffirmed the high standards an employer must meet in order to avoid liquidated damages under the Fair Labor Standards Act–holding that lessons learned from a previous … Continue reading

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