Honda worker, Brandon Whatley, has filed a class action lawsuit against the automaker for unpaid overtime wages. Whatley claims that he did not receive overtime compensation after a cyberattack on workforce management company, Kronos, impacted Honda’s timekeeping system. According to an article on Law360, Whatley seeks to represent all former
There is no standard test to differentiate independent contractors from traditional employees. However, a number of common laws attempt to draw a line between the two employment classes. A Georgia federal court plans to consider the distinctions that define a self-employed worker in a case against Perdue Farms Inc.
Esri, a digital mapping and analytics company based in Redlines, California, agreed to pay $2.3 million settlement in a discrimination lawsuit. The Department of Justice (DOJ) sued the tech company in 2017 following allegations that Esrii paid its female employees less than their male counterparts.
After a year-long investigation, the
Former JPMorgan Bank NA compliance attorney, Shaquala Williams, filed a retaliation lawsuit against the company in the New York Southern District court. Williams, who joined the company in July 2018 as vice president, was allegedly terminated from the company after raising concerns about multiple compliance failures.
According to an article
On July 7th, Florida resident Kyla Alegata filed suit against Walmart in federal court. After giving birth in the middle of the pandemic, the 21-year old mother found her employer to be inconsiderate of her needs as a new working mother. Alegata alleges that Walmart failed to provide pregnancy-related
The persistence of the COVID-19 coronavirus and the revelation of monkeypox across the United States have troubled scientists and the American public. While individuals are instructed to quarantine if they contract any serious infection, workers are concerned about sick leave policies that do not account for the global health
This past month, a former Southwest flight attendant was awarded $5.1 million in her abortion bias suit against Southwest Airlines and its flight attendant union. A Texas federal jury ruled in favor of plaintiff Charlene Carter on the grounds that Southwest Airlines retaliated against her for her religious beliefs. They
New York Attorney General Letitia James ordered the owners of a decades-old bar in Nolita to pay $500,000 to a group of 16 current and former employees. The employees of Sweet & Vicious alleged rampant sexual harassment and racial discrimination at the establishment, which the New York Attorney General’s
Long branded as a family-friendly restaurant, Red Robin recently confronted accusations of not being equally worker-friendly. On July 5, the burger chain agreed to pay a $2.95 million settlement to a class of managers whose rightful overtime wages were allegedly withheld.
Origins of Unpaid Overtime Claims
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The Department of Labor recently published guidance on how undocumented workers can shield themselves from intimidation and retaliation during labor disputes with their employers. Undocumented employees who fear reporting labor violations can now request that the Department of Labor seek the use of prosecutorial discretion from the Department of