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September 26, 2010. By Brenda Craig.
Read [ Philadelphia Housing Authority Employees Sue ]
Philadelphia, PA The Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA) and its executive director are in a pile of trouble, says attorney Michael Pileggi. Pileggi, who once worked for the PHA, is representing plaintiffs in a class action suit alleging that as many as 300 non-union employees were forced to pay into a slush fund that was used for the personal enrichment of their boss, Carl Greene.
May 28, 2009. By Brenda Craig.
Read [ Costco Workers Clocked Off and Locked In ]
Washington, DC: The giant discount club store Costco may soon find itself in a big box load of trouble. A cashier from a San Marcos, California warehouse store and several other Costco employees say their employer's daily routine of asking workers to clock out and then holding them in the store until all the doors are secured amounts to little more than false imprisonment--and a labor law violation.
September 29, 2008. By Brenda Craig.
Read [ Plaintiff Employment Lawyer Christopher Whelan goes after the Bad Guys ]
Gold River, CA Attorney Christopher Whelan is way too modest. He has doggedly pursued bad employers on behalf of hundreds of clients for over 25 years and won multi-million dollar employment law verdicts time after time. He also plowed new furrows in his field and found new ways to use existing statutes to slap wrists and get nasty companies to compensate employees who were unfairly terminated and/or discriminated against in the process.
September 5, 2008. By Brenda Craig.
Read [ Hare, Wynn, Newell & Newton Attorneys: Head Teller Sacking Outrageous ]
Birmingham, AL The way Angela Whitfield and her lawyers see it, she has been robbed twice. Once when a man put a gun to her head at the bank where she worked, and again when the bank denied Whitfield workers' compensation benefits for her physical and mental injuries--then fired her.