Amazon is notorious for treating their warehouse and transportation employees poorly, but recent allegations have accused Amazon of treating their white collared positions appallingly as well. A recent article, written anonymously, tells the tragic story of a former Amazon worker’s experience with the company during his wife’s battle with cancer. The anonymous source claims that he took a job with Amazon because of the enticing annual salary of $300,000, believing that the rumors about the workplace culture were over exaggerated.
On January 26th a new class action against Party City was filed. The plaintiffs allege that Party City’s breaking the New York State Labor Law. In New York State, manual workers are required to be paid on a weekly basis. Currently, Party City employees who believe they are manual workers are paid biweekly. The complaint originated with Radhames Guzman who worked as a sales associate at two different Party City locations in New York in 2020 and 2021. The “excessive
The ball in Time Square was not the only thing being dropped in 2022, some employment laws dropped as well. Continuing into 2022 is Covid-19 Vaccination Leave, which requires New York employers to provide up to 4 hours of paid leave in order to receive the initial phased Covid-19 shots or boosters.
Minimum Wage Updates
The new year brought with it an increase in wage requirements. All employers are required to post the new minimum wage requirements as well as their industry-specific
Do you have questions about medical marijuana use and your employment? Have you been fired and may be in the status of wrongful termination? Seek legal assistance from the employment attorneys at the Law Office of Christopher Q. Davis, located in New York City and in Livingston, New Jersey. Contact us today at (201) 817-9650 to schedule a free case evaluation and receive advice from an experienced team of employment lawyers. Our employment lawyers specialize in many areas of the
Do you believe you were discriminated against based on your gender? If yes, seek legal assistance from the Law Office of Christopher Q. Davis, located in New York City and in Livingston, New Jersey. Contact us today at (201) 879-6986 to schedule a free case evaluation and receive experienced legal counsel. Our employment lawyers specialize in many areas of the law, including gender discrimination, and other areas of employment law such as FMLA, unpaid wages or overtime, or severance agreements.
Andrew Balint worked at Leewood Golf Club in Eastchester as the assistant general manager from 2019 to the summer of 2020. In March of 2020, Leewood Golf Club began remote services due to the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic. During this time, Balint said he could perform all of his duties satisfactorily as a remote employee. In June 2020, there was a push from the board of the club to move back to in-person activities. Balint informed his boss of
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Matco Tools allegedly misclassified distributors of their products as independent contractors. An independent contractor is a self-employed individual or contracted entity that provides a service to another entity as a nonemployee. As such, Matco Tools did not have to provide employee benefits; which resulted in allegedly denying the distributor’s overtime pay, timely wages upon termination, meal breaks, rest breaks, reimbursement for business expenses, and accurate wage statements. John Fleming worked as a distributor for Matco Tools from 2012 to 2018.