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Overtime and Wage Violations Seen in Unlikely Places

Overtime and Wage Violations Seen in Unlikely Places July 19, 2014. By Heidi Turner.
Cleveland, OH When it comes to Ohio overtime and wage violations, one can be forgiven for thinking that the majority of culprits are businesses looking to save a dollar or two by not properly paying their employees. But as a recent Ohio overtime lawsuit recently in the news shows, even governments can get the law wrong. Meanwhile, Major League Baseball faces a lawsuit alleging it doesn’t properly pay its minor league players.
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LawyersandSettlements.com Interviews Attorney Roy Pollack About The Recent Microsoft Wrongful Termination Lawsuit Decision

LawyersandSettlements.com Interviews Attorney Roy Pollack About The Recent Microsoft Wrongful Termination Lawsuit Decision July 16, 2014. By LAS Staff Writer.
After a drawn-out legal battle in Texas, a decision for the plaintiff was returned by the jury in the Microsoft wrongful termination lawsuit. LawyersandSettlements.com recently interviewed one of the plaintiff’s attorneys, Roy Pollack, to learn more about the case.Austin, TX (July 16, 2014):
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California Overtime Law Applies to Group Homes

California Overtime Law Applies to Group Homes July 14, 2014. By Jane Mundy.
Los Angeles, CA As Felix can attest, it pays to know your rights and act upon them when it involves California overtime law.
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Is Your Internet Payday Loan Provider Legal Where You Live?

Is Your Internet Payday Loan Provider Legal Where You Live? July 11, 2014. By Gordon Gibb.
New York, NY It’s little wonder that more and more consumers strapped for cash and turning to the online payday loan industry for help, soon turn to a payday loan lawyer. That’s due to the number of online payday loans that are illegal: they are not licensed in the state to which their marketing is directed, and from which loans are sourced.
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Supreme Court Rejects Presumption of Prudence in ERISA Lawsuits

Supreme Court Rejects Presumption of Prudence in ERISA Lawsuits July 6, 2014. By Heidi Turner.
Washington, DC In ERISA stock drop lawsuits, a common allegation is that the ERISA plan fiduciary has failed to act prudently by investing plan assets in company stock. Plaintiffs argue that their employee stock plan or savings plan assets would have been more prudently invested in other stock. One of the defenses to that claim is that unless the company is in particularly bad times - such as bankruptcy - the fiduciary is believed to have acted prudently by investing in company stock.
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Plaintiffs in Texas Lawsuit Seek Pay for Riding Company Bus

Plaintiffs in Texas Lawsuit Seek Pay for Riding Company Bus July 1, 2014. By Gordon Gibb.
Beaumont, TX A large number of Texas-based employees associated with RMF Nooter Inc. are unhappy with their employer with regard to a lack of compensation for travel time, and are participating in a class-action lawsuit citing violations to Texas Employment and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
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California Labor Lawsuit Filed by Caregivers

California Labor Lawsuit Filed by Caregivers June 30, 2014. By Heidi Turner.
San Francisco, CA A California labor lawsuit has been filed by caregivers who allege their employer violated California labor law and federal labor law by denying them proper wages, breaks and overtime pay.
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Petco’s Motion to Dismiss Overtime Pay Claim Denied

Petco’s Motion to Dismiss Overtime Pay Claim Denied June 28, 2014. By Heidi Turner.
Oakland, CA An overtime pay lawsuit, alleging Petco willfully violated the Fair Labor Standards Act when it came to overtime pay laws will be allowed to continue after a judge denied Petco’s motion to dismiss. The lawsuit alleges Petco does not pay its managers overtime because the managers were improperly classified as exempt from overtime pay, despite performing many non-exempt tasks.
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Unpaid Wages Lawsuit Settled

Unpaid Wages Lawsuit Settled June 25, 2014. By Heidi Turner.
Orchard Park, NY An unpaid wages lawsuit alleging police officers were not properly paid for time spent donning and doffing their uniforms has reportedly been settled. Meanwhile, a similar lawsuit has been thrown out of court, continuing the confusion over when employees should be paid for putting on and taking off uniforms and when they should not be. Recently, unpaid wages claims have also been filed by plaintiffs who allege they should be paid for time spent waiting for mandatory security checks when they leave retail establishments.
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Healthcare Contractor Hit with Unpaid Overtime Lawsuit, Plaintiffs Allege Missed Breaks

Healthcare Contractor Hit with Unpaid Overtime Lawsuit, Plaintiffs Allege Missed Breaks June 19, 2014. By Gordon Gibb.
Oakland, CA As the mean population of the nation continues to age and baby boomers begin to live out their retirement years, an increased focus is placed on nursing and extended care facilities for the elderly, the residents they serve and the caregivers who work there. To that end, an unpaid overtime lawsuit was filed this week in California alleging that workers have been denied breaks and overtime pay, in violation of overtime pay laws and other statutes.
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