19Aug

MORGAN STANLEY TO PAY $4.2 MILLION IN OVERTIME CLASS ACTION LAW SUIT

In June 2011, three client service associates in the wealth management division of Morgan Stanley filed a class action lawsuit in New York federal court on behalf of current and former client service associates.  Plaintiffs claimed that Morgan Stanley, one


15Aug

NLRB RULES THAT EMPLOYEES HAVE RIGHT TO SEEK ASSISTANCE FROM CO-WORKERS IN HARASSMENT CLAIMS UNDER THE NLRA

On Monday, the NLRB ruled that an employee of Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market had the right to solicit assistance under the National Labor Relations Act from co-workers in support of her sexual harassment claim.  The employee in this case


12Aug

EX-INTERNS SUE GIORGIO ARMANI FOR WAGES

Ex-interns who worked at Giorgio Armani filed a class-action lawsuit in New York last week against their former employer.  The suit alleges that over 100 interns were misclassified as unpaid interns when they should have been paid minimum wage.  Lead


11Aug

CAPITAL ONE AGREES TO SETTLE MANAGERS’ OVERTIME CASE FOR $3 MILLION

Last Friday, a New York federal judge gave preliminary approval to a $3 million settlement of a lawsuit commenced by assistant branch managers against Capital One NA for unpaid overtime.   Assistant branch managers sued the bank in March 2014 alleging


07Aug

LINKEDIN SETTLES OVERTIME CASE FOR $6 MILLION DOLLARS

Earlier this week, LinkedIn, a social networking site for professionals, agreed to pay approximately $6 million to 359 current and former workers in New York, California, Illinois and Nebraska.  The U.S. Department of Labor conducted an investigation and found that


06Aug

NEW YORK COURT OF APPEALS SAYS SEX-NEUTRAL ACTS SUPPORT AN EX-VERIZON EMPLOYEE’S SUIT

In 2004, a sales engineer in New York, Cindy Moll, sued Verizon for violating state and federal laws by allegedly subjecting her to a sexually hostile work environment, paying her less than male employees and retaliated against her for making


04Aug

STARWOOD SETTLES WAGE AND HOUR LAWSUIT FOR NEARLY $1M

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., one of the largest hotel operators in the world, agreed to settle a class action suit brought by waiters working in one of its Westin resorts.  The complaint alleged that a 20% service charge


01Aug

NLRB RULES THAT MCDONALDS IS JOINTLY LIABLE FOR UNFAIR LABOR PRACTICES OF ITS FRANCHISEE OPERATORS

This week, the general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board, Richard R. Griffin Jr., determined that McDonald’s is jointly liable for the employment actions of its franchisee operators.  This ruling comes after various complaints that McDonald’s and its franchisees


30Jul

NLRB RULES THAT MERCEDES BENZ PLANT VIOLATED LABOR LAWS REGARDING WORKERS’ RIGHT TO DISTRIBUTE UNION LITERATURE

Last week, Judge Keltner Locke, an administrative law judge for the National Labor Relations Board, ruled that Mercedes Benz U.S. International violated the rights of workers in its plant by not permitting the distribution of union literature in certain areas


29Jul

NEW YORK APPELLLATE DIVISION FINDS THAT IVY LEAGUE CONNECTION TUTORS ARE EMPLOYEES

Ivy League Connection, Inc. provides in-home tutoring services to clients seeking help with schoolwork and test preparation.  In 2012, Ivy League was assessed for unspecified unemployment insurance contributions for its tutors who worked for Ivy League beginning from early 2009. 


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