Overtime Not Paid at Overtime Rates
Susannah Mulhearn worked in the Lord & Taylor Eastchester store in Scarsdale, New York, in the Ladies’ and Men’s Shoe Departments. The complaint claims that Lord & Taylor, LLC violated both the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and New York Labor Law (NYLL) on several counts relating to overtime pay, minimum wages, and commissions, as well as paying for all hours worked.
Labor violations such as improper overtime pay are not confined to small restaurants, manual labor agencies, and low-paid workers. AECOM is described in the complaint for this class action as a “multi-billion dollar engineering firm that provides design, consulting, construction, and management services” to clients across the country. However, the complaint says that AECOM did not properly pay its workers for overtime hours.
Are New York City restaurant notorious for exploiting their workers, or are their exploited workers just more likely to sue? Two employees bring this collective and class action against Kin Khao Thai Kitchen, along with Jakrapop Panurach and another person known only as “Bin.” The issues are minimum wage, overtime, reimbursement for tools of the trade, and other matters, under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the New York Labor Law (NYLL).
It seems that the eight-hour day our forebears supposedly established for workers still doesn’t cover low-paid workers in city restaurants. The complaint for this class action claims that the New University Deli paid flat weekly salaries and did not calculated overtime at the legally-required rates. The complaint also claims other violations of federal and state laws about minimum wages and the spread of hours, but these are related to the overtime claim.
The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) was designed to protect workers from exploitation and abuse by employers. Plenty of employers, particularly at the lower end of the pay scale, are willing to try to force their workers to do unpaid labor (or improperly paid labor). The complaint for this class action alleges that General Workforce did not pay its workers proper overtime or, in some cases, any overtime at all.
Tacos al Suadero is a restaurant with three locations in Queens, New York, with the legal name of GAL Food Corporation. The complaint for this class action alleges that the restaurant and its owners did not pay employees for the overtime they worked, among other violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FSLA) and the New York Labor Law (NYLL).
This is the second employment-related class action brought against Ulta Beauty, Inc. in a short period of time. The complaint claims that the company, formerly known as Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc., were not paid proper wages for all hours worked, including overtime wages, and that they were neither allowed to take full rest breaks nor compensated for not taking them.
The complaint for this class action claims that workers at Sam’s Club stores are being shorted on they pay. According to the complaint, the stores’ time clocks reject punch ins or punch outs more than fifteen minutes outside of their shifts’ start or end times, and when a punch in or out is rejected, the stores figure the employees’ working hours according to their original start and end times. The complaint claims this violates the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the Pennsylvania Minimum Wage Act of 1968 (PMWA).
It seems that even beauty stores can have unbeautiful labor and employment practices. The complaint for this class action alleges that Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. violated labor laws in a host of ways, including by not paying proper minimum wages or overtime, not giving employees proper meal or rest periods or payment for missing them, and not providing proper wage statements. Most of the allegations involve violations of the California Labor Code.
ABC Corporation does business in the Bronx as A&G Gates & Rolling Doors. The complaint for this collective action contends that A&G, like too many companies, failed to pay its workers proper overtime pay, thus violating the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and New York Labor Law (NYLL). Also, the complaint claims that when an employee pressed for his rights, the company retaliated by firing him.