Overtime Wages

May 21, 2018
Overtime Pay

Am I Owed Overtime Pay Or Does My Job Classify Me As Exempt?

Is your employer withholding overtime pay? Do you feel you are owed overtime pay? Some employers will engage in unlawful practices to avoid their responsibilities of paying their employees overtime. One such unlawful practice is job misclassification. Learn how you can protect your employee rights.
November 21, 2017

NYC Restaurant to Pay $2 Million to Workers

Jury Orders New York City Restaurant to Fork Over $2 Million in Unpaid Wages New York City restaurants are in the news a lot these days, and not because of stellar food reviews. It seems like allegations against restaurants of unpaid wages, and sexual harassment has become the norm. With thousands of eateries and bars in our area, perhaps it should not surprise us how many employees are filing cases claiming their employers are violating […]
November 16, 2017

Urban Outfitters Faces Lawsuit for Overtime

Lawsuits Allege Urban Outfitters Misclassified Workers to Avoid Paying Overtime Bloomberg BNA reported on November 2, 2017, that a federal judge adopted a magistrate’s decision to decertify a collective action against Urban Outfitters, Inc. On September 6, 2017, a judge ended the action which included approximately 200 of Urban Outfitters’ (UO) department managers claiming UO owed them for overtime. Since the decertification, according to a Bloomberg Law search of federal cases, at least 18 managers […]
August 14, 2017

Employers Deny Employees Overtime Pay for Overtime Work

NYC Lawyers Collecting Unpaid Overtime for Employees Attorneys handling unpaid overtime cases in the New York metropolitan area and Long Island, like the ones at Leeds Brown Law, P.C. are deeply familiar with how many ways employers steal wages from hard-working employees. Ignorance and malice play a role, but regardless of intention, your wages belong to you, even when you must fight to get them. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) established rules of overtime […]
August 4, 2017

Burberry Agrees Pay Workers $2.5 Million in OT

Burberry Has Agreed to Pay Employees Over Two Million Dollars to Settle Overtime Case In December 2016, Malik Payano filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of hundreds of employees against the iconic fashion company Burberry. The lawsuit filed in US District Court for the Southern District of New York alleged that the Burberry failed to pay its employees for overtime. The class action claimed the failure to pay overtime violated the federal Fair Labor […]
July 6, 2017

Why Your Job Classification is Important

The Fair Labor Standards Act: Why Does Your Job Classification Matter? Are you an independent contractor? An executive? Professional? Why does the category or classification your job falls under matter to you? It matters because the classification can determine the legal rights you have under the many laws that apply to employment and wages. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is the federal law that sets forth the rules and regulations that govern wages and […]
March 30, 2017

Federal Court Blocks Changes to FLSA Overtime Salary Threshold

Federal Threshold for Overtime Blocked By Court The National Law Review in their 2017 web-edition of Hot Topics in Employment Law states, “It’s old news that, at the eleventh hour, a federal district court in Texas temporarily blocked the changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime exemptions expected to be implemented by the United States Department of Labor (DOL) effective December 1, 2016.” The FLSA requires that employees be paid time and a […]