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Last month, former Costco employee, Heidi Burian, sued the retail giant on behalf of herself and other workers for violating the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and New York State law by failing to compensate them correctly and on time. The proposed class action suit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York and is said to include “hundreds, if not thousands” of Costco workers, according to the complaint.
Wage and Hour Allegations Against Costco
Were you fired while on parental leave? 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, and other areas of unpaid wages and overtime, etc. – whatever your employment issue is, please reach
Earlier this month, former White Sox athletic trainer Brian Ball filed a lawsuit against the team alleging discrimination based on his sexual orientation, age, and disability status. Ball names White Sox executive vice president Ken Williams, general manager Rick Hahn, assistant general manager Jeremy Haber, and other members of White Sox management in the lawsuit, claiming that their actions resulted in “significant emotional and monetary damages, as well as damage to his reputation and name.”
Ball was hired by the team
If you have been discriminated against within the workplace, seek legal assistance from the Law Office of Christopher Q. Davis, located in New York City and Livingston, NJ. Contact us today at (646) 430-7930 to schedule a free case evaluation and receive experienced legal counsel. A discrimination attorney based in New York or New Jersey can look at the facts, evaluate them against the law, and help you make an educated decision as to your best options. Discrimination may take
Working Solutions NYC, a Team of Top-rated Employment Attorneys, Announces Nationwide Class Action on Unpaid Wages and Overtime
New York, NY – April **, 2022. Working Solutions NYC, a team of top-rated employment attorneys working on unpaid wages and overtime issues at https://www.workingsolutionsnyc.com/, is announcing details of a class action filed by the firm on behalf of COVID-19 Swabbers and Team Leads for unpaid wages and overtime against BioReference Laboratories. The action was filed in US District Court in New Jersey at https://www.njd.uscourts.gov/.
In 2019, a Kentucky man was fired after having a panic attack in response to an unwanted office birthday celebration. Kevin Berling had been working for Gravity Diagnostics for about 10 months when he asked his manager not to plan any sort of party or celebration for his upcoming birthday, knowing that it would most likely trigger his anxiety disorder. While the manager was away, other office employees planned a birthday celebration for Berling. According to Mr. Berling’s lawyer, Tony
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has charged the English-learning platform iTutorGroup Inc. with violation of federal age discrimination laws. The online platform pairs thousands of United States-based tutors with Chinese students to help them learn the English language.
Similar to gig economy jobs available on American platforms Uber or DoorDash, the hiring process for tutors is automated, at least in part, by an algorithm. The Chinese education company is accused of directing its algorithm to automatically reject women over
A former patent attorney at Apple recently published a personal article on Lioness explaining the company’s disregard for her domestic abuse claims against another co-worker. Jayna Whitt, who joined Apple in 2006 as a patent attorney and principal counsel, brought emotional and physical abuse claims forward against a co-worker whom she was romantically involved with. Whitt entered a relationship with the co-worker, whom she refers to by the alias name “Ted,” in 2012 and highlights several incidents in which she
Are you experiencing a toxic work environment? 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, and other areas of unpaid wages and overtime, etc. – whatever your employment issue is, please reach
Law Office of Christopher Q. Davis files nationwide class action on behalf of BioReference Swabbers and Team Leads for Unpaid Wages and Unreimbursed Business Expenses
The Law Office of Christopher Q. Davis recently filed a class action lawsuit against BioReference Laboratories on behalf of current and former COVID-19 Swabbers and Team Leads (or “Plaintiffs”) staffed on Royal Caribbean cruises nationwide who were not paid for all of the hours they worked, and not reimbursed for all of their out-of-pocket business expenses.
Here’s a summary of the allegations in our Class Action Complaint:
Lead Plaintiff Larry Rosenberg and the Class Plaintiffs are bringing claims on behalf of all