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In November, the United States Court of Appeals reversed a judgment made in favor of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles US LLC, an automobile manufacturer that was sued by a former employee for FMLA interference and retaliation. The Family and Medical Leave Act, commonly referred to as FMLA, is a federal law that provides the right to unpaid, protected leave for family and medical reasons for eligible employees. Edward Render, the lawsuit’s plaintiff, was an assembly line worker at one of Fiat
Do you have questions about the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)? 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. Contact us today at (646) 430-7930 to schedule a free case evaluation and receive experienced legal counsel.
Our employment lawyers specialize in many areas of the law, including FMLA, discrimination, and unpaid wages & overtime. Whatever your employment issue is, please reach out for a consultation
Perdue Farms agreed to settle a lawsuit filed by workers in the Maryland and Colorado federal courts over claims that the poultry distributor plotted to depress wages, The parties said they plan to seek preliminary approval of the settlement in the “near future.”
A settlement in a legal case is notably different from a court-ordered fine. Namely, Perdue’s decision to settle means they may also decline accountability for their alleged wrongdoing. Accused of depressing wages and engaging in anti-competitive schemes, Perdue
Are You Experiencing Unequal Treatment At Work? Contact The Law Office Of Christopher Q. Davis Today!
Do you feel like you are not being treated equally in your workplace? 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. Call us today at (646) 430-7930 to schedule a free case evaluation and receive experienced legal counsel.
Our employment lawyers specialize in many areas of the law, including discrimination, retaliation, and unpaid wages & overtime. Whatever your employment issue is, please reach out today for
Last week, the National Labor Review Board(NLRB) upheld rules that aim to protect workers from coercive questioning and intimidation from their employers. The NLRB’s decision sustained the Johnnie’s Poultry doctrine, which limits how companies may interrogate their workers after facing allegations of unfair labor issues. While it is important for employers to gather on-site information to create a suitable defense, the doctrine also requires employers to also ensure that workers are not coerced or threatened with retaliation to concoct a
Christopher Davis was featured in an episode of “Latte with a Lawyer” on Spotify. The podcast features the stories of attorneys and their strategies and tactics for making an impact in their profession. It’s hosted by Jonathan Brickman. Mr Davis and other prominent trial lawyers across the country have been featured.
If you would like to listen to the podcast, you can find it on Spotify here.
In November, an overtime lawsuit was filed in Ohio federal court against two car seat manufacturers who allegedly failed to include bonuses in calculating workers’ pay. According to the class-action complaint, Grammar Inc., and Toledo Molding & Die, LLC paid less in overtime wages to their employees than what was required by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The lawsuit was brought forth by Lawrence Carmona, a machine operator who was paid an hourly wage, and the class includes any
Do you have questions about overtime pay? Are you working overtime without getting paid for it? 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. Even if you are a salaried worker, you may be entitled to time-and-a-half pay for working over 40 hours per week, regardless of what your employer says about your eligibility for overtime pay. Call us today at (646) 430-7930
A former white, male director at Google sued the company for sexual harassment and job bias after he was fired for not being “inclusive” enough in his leadership position. Ryan Olohan, who worked as a director of food, beverage, and restaurants for Google LLC, claimed that he experienced retaliation in his position after rejecting a female colleague’s sexual advances. He filed a federal lawsuit in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York against the woman and
Are You Experiencing Pregnancy Discrimination At Work? Contact The Law Office Of Christopher Q. Davis Today!
Do you feel like your employer is discriminating against you because you are pregnant? 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. If an unfair distinction is being made between you and your colleagues because of your membership in a protected class, you are most likely experiencing discrimination. Contact us today at (646) 430-7930 to schedule a free case evaluation and