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IT Workers Settle New York Labor Lawsuit with Citigroup

IT Workers Settle New York Labor Lawsuit with Citigroup January 15, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
New York, NY: A New York overtime lawsuit that did not succeed as a class action nonetheless will culminate in a settlement $325,000, making it a happy new year for 18 plaintiffs in the New York employer lawsuit against Citigroup Inc.
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Papa John’s Franchisee Hit with $2 Million New York Labor Law Judgment

Papa John’s Franchisee Hit with $2 Million New York Labor Law Judgment March 13, 2015. By Gordon Gibb.
New York, NY A New York judge and the Attorney General of the state have both signaled through their actions that New York labor law will not be allowed to flounder at the hands of employers who are alleged to play unfairly in the employment sandbox. To that end, a Papa John’s franchisee has been hit with a $2 million judgment for allegedly underpaying employees.
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Denied New York Overtime a Real Problem for Reality TV Writers, Producers

Denied New York Overtime a Real Problem for Reality TV Writers, Producers January 27, 2014. By Gordon Gibb.
New York, NY When it comes to violations pertaining to New York overtime, you can’t get any more real than those working in the reality TV industry. It’s a sector that employs a large number of individuals, and according to a survey of producers and writers recently conducted by the Writers Guild America East, a large number of them are cheated out of overtime.
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Firing “At-Will” Not the End of the Story

Firing “At-Will” Not the End of the Story August 8, 2013. By Heidi Turner.
New Rochelle, NY Even in at-will states, there is room for a wrongful termination complaint if the fired employee was terminated as a result of discrimination or was terminated in violation of several laws. New York employment law and federal employment law allow an employee to file a New York employment lawsuit if the firing violated federal or New York labor laws.
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Lawyer Spots Sea Change in Wage and Hour Court Battles

Lawyer Spots Sea Change in Wage and Hour Court Battles March 29, 2013. By Brenda Craig.
Jericho, NY Judges recently dismissed a wage and hour overtime case brought against a group of Catholic Hospitals on Long Island by a respiratory therapist and two nurses.
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Interns, Charlie Rose Inc. Settle New York Labor Law Dispute

Interns, Charlie Rose Inc. Settle New York Labor Law Dispute February 3, 2013. By Gordon Gibb.
New York, NY In what could be a landmark New York employment case, an incorporated company representing the well-known broadcast journalist and television host Charlie Rose has agreed to pay a settlement valued at $250,000 to a class of interns who claimed they were not paid while working on the Charlie Rose show. The New York Times (12/20/12) also reported that Charlie Rose Inc. agreed to pay $50,000 in legal costs borne by the class plaintiffs.
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Massive Computer Glitch Triggers New York Overtime, Wage Debacle

Massive Computer Glitch Triggers New York Overtime, Wage Debacle January 21, 2013. By Gordon Gibb.
Syracuse, NY Sometimes, something designed to improve a situation actually makes it worse. Such was the case for an expensive new computer system costing hundreds of millions of dollars that only served to trigger a New York overtime debacle of grand proportions.
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New York Labor Law Designed to Protect Workers

New York Labor Law Designed to Protect Workers December 13, 2012. By Gordon Gibb.
New York, NY And now, a potpourri of New York employment: A nurse whose employment was terminated after 24 years at Good Samaritan Hospital: and various employees of a restaurant on hard times who have been told by the restaurant's owner that he refuses to pay them because in his view lousy service by his New York employees drove customers away.
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New York Employers Face Employment Lawsuits

New York Employers Face Employment Lawsuits November 25, 2012. By Heidi Turner.
New York, NY A New York steakhouse has agreed to settle a New York employment lawsuit, alleging male waiters were subjected to sexual harassment from their manager. Meanwhile, in a different New York employment lawsuit, the NBA faces charges of discrimination while Hurricane Sandy has now resulted in a New York overtime lawsuit.
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New York Overtime Lawsuit Has Aspects of Hollywood

New York Overtime Lawsuit Has Aspects of Hollywood October 12, 2012. By Heidi Turner.
New York, NY A New York overtime lawsuit, which alleges violations of New York employment law, has Hollywood connections. The New York state labor law claim, filed on behalf of Fox Entertainment Group interns, alleges Fox routinely violated employment laws in how interns were treated.
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