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Has your employer handed you an unfair severance package? Are you unsure about the terms of your severance agreement? If so, contact the employment lawyers at the Law Office of Christopher Q. Davis for legal assistance, located in New York City and in Livingston, New Jersey. It is never wise for you to sign or agree to any severance terms without consulting a lawyer. Call us today at (646) 430-7930 to schedule a free case evaluation and receive experienced legal counsel.
Days after Elon Musk entered Twitter’s office as its new leader, the company was hit with a class action lawsuit regarding the ‘Chief Twit’s’ plans to eliminate half of the social media’s workforce, or 3,700 employees. The preemptive lawsuit alleges that Elon plans to violate the Worker And Retraining Notification (WARN) Act, an act he has been convicted of violating in the past at Tesla.
Musk took ownership of the company after attempts to void his $44 billion deal for the
Gotham Pizza, a popular group of pizza restaurants in Manhattan, was ordered to pay $175,000 to its employees following multiple reports that the pizzerias failed to compensate them fairly. Gotham Pizza has locations in Chelsea, Yorkville and the Upper East Side. An investigation by Attorney General Letitia James found that Gotham Pizza’s owner, Michael Shamailov, broke labor laws by committing wage theft. According to a press release from the Office of the Attorney General, at least 10 workers at Gotham
Burlington reached an $11 million settlement following a class action lawsuit that accused the company of failing to pay overtime wages. The complaint included several employees who were denied proper overtime compensation while working for the discount retail giant. The lawsuit was originally filed by a former assistant manager who alleged the company misclassified her position as exempt for overtime, even though she was tasked with non-exempt work such as stocking shelves, staffing the cash register, and building displays.
Are you missing out on overtime payments from your employer? Are you unsure if you’re eligible for overtime pay? If so, contact the employment lawyers at the Law Office of Christopher Q. Davis for legal assistance, located in New York City and in Livingston, New Jersey. State and local law require that employees receive time-and-a-half pay for any hour worked over 40 per week. Call us today at (646) 430-7930 to schedule a free case evaluation and receive experienced legal counsel.
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Do you have unpaid wages from your employer? Are you not getting paid for all the hours that you are working? If so, seek legal assistance from the employment lawyers at the Law Office of Christopher Q. Davis, located in New York City and in Livingston, New Jersey. It is illegal for your employer to force you to work “off the clock” or falsely report your hours. Contact us today at (646) 430-7930 to schedule a free case evaluation and
Instacart, the grocery delivery app, has agreed to pay $46.5 million to settle a class action lawsuit that accused the company of misclassifying more than 300,000 delivery workers as independent contractors and thus, violating California’s labor code.
The platform employs over 600,000 “shoppers” who fulfill grocery lists and deliver them to customers. Gig workers in California are governed under Assembly Bill 5, which establishes a set of standards to differentiate between independent contractors and employees. Under Assembly Bill 5, an employer
A former in-house attorney sued his former employer for disability discrimination after they allegedly refused his requests to work remotely and fired him in 2020. Sol Goldman Investments (SGI), a real estate management company with both commercial and residential holdings in New York, was sued in 2021 by Jeffrey Goldman, who worked at the company for over twenty years. Following motions filed by SGI to dismiss the case, a Manhattan federal judge found in September that the real estate company
A former Comcast employee filed a gender discrimination lawsuit against her supervisor this month in the Pennsylvania federal court. The major telecom corporation is headquartered in Philadelphia. The female plaintiff alleged that her former supervisor publicly mistreated her before colleagues and made several targeted and sexist comments directed at her. She also accused the supervisor of retaliating against her after she made a complaint to human resources. The lawsuit alleged that the harassment continued until the supervisor was promoted.
Do You Have Questions About Your Severance Agreement? Contact The Law Office Of Christopher Q. Davis Today!
Do you have questions about your severance agreement? Do you feel that you are not getting a fair amount of severance pay? If so, contact the employment lawyers at the Law Office of Christopher Q. Davis for legal assistance, located in New York City and in Livingston, New Jersey. Your severance agreement may not represent your best interests, so it is wise for you to consult a lawyer before you sign or agree to any severance terms. Call us today at (646)