Unpaid Overtime

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 […]
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 13, 2017

Photographer Sues New York Times for Over 3,000 Hours of Unpaid Overtime

Acclaimed Photographer Sues the New York Times for Thousands of Hours of Unpaid Overtime Photographer Robert Stolarik recently filed a lawsuit against the New York Times Company (the Times). Stolarik’s suit, filed July 6, 2017 in US District Court for the Southern District of New York contains allegations that for the 14 years he worked as a photographer for the Times, they classified him as an independent contractor. He claims that for 10 of those […]
December 8, 2016

Akbar Restaurant Pays Heavy Finds for DOL Violations

Long Island Restaurant Pays Hefty Price for Wage Violations On December 7, 2016, Newsday reported that Kanishka Restaurant Associates, which does business in New York as Akbar Restaurant & Caterer will pay hundreds of thousands of dollars to settle US Department of Labor (DOL) charges that it willfully violated provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Investigators determined that the Garden City, Long Island establishment owned by Meena Chopra, failed to pay workers proper […]
December 1, 2016
Unpaid Overtime Law

FLSA Overtime Rule Placed on Hold

Federal Court Prevents Implementation of New Fair Labor Standards Act Overtime Rule New federal overtime rules that were supposed to go into effect on December 1, 2016, have been put on hold. In November a federal judge in US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas issued a preliminary injunction against the new rule which would have doubled the Fair Labor Standard Act (FLSA) salary threshold for the exemption from overtime pay. In October […]