Category Archives: Wage & Hour Violations

Former Pennsylvania Worker reports Wage & Hour Violation

Keystone Clearwater Solutions Employer face Overtime & Wage Violation Lawsuit Pennsylvania – Scott Collier, former Keystone Clearwater Solutions employee, filed a lawsuit against his previous employer for consistent overtime wage and hour violations. Collier claims he worked more than 40 hours a week. The plaintiff said his employer failed to provide compensation for overtime hours…. Read more »

Medina Golf Club sued for Sexual Harassment

Chef alleges Medina Golf Club condones Workplace Misconduct Minnesota – Adam Proulx, former chef, filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against Medina Golf Club for the sexual harassment he endured. In addition to enduring sexual harassment, Proulx alleged wage and hour violations for unpaid labor. The sexual harassment lawsuit states Proulx was employed with Medina Golf… Read more »

Virginia State University accused of Sexual Harassment, Retaliation, & Wage Discrimination

Workplace Misconduct: Dedicated Female Employees Speak Up Virginia ­­– A total of four women employed at Virginia State University, a historically black college, recently filed a lawsuit against the university for sexual harassment, retaliation, and wage discrimination. Dr. Sandra Evans is an alumna of VSU who is currently employed as the Director of the First… Read more »

Chef Michael Chiarello Salacious Remarks Results in Two Sexual Harassment Lawsuits

Chef directed his managers not to hire women unless they wanted to have sex with them California – Two lawsuits filed by two women formerly employed at Coqueta in San Francisco, Katherine Page and Asja Sever, hit the news alleging that Chef Michael Chiarello, owner of Gruppo Chiarello restaurant group, that contains “Coqueta in San… Read more »

Big Brother Steps in to Cut Down On Wage Discrimination

It turns out that big brother is watching in more ways than one.  What many would have assumed to be the government eye solely looking out for criminal activity is now the eye of incorporating ways into the prevention of unfair practices. One of those unfair practices is wage discrimination.  The federal government is seeking… Read more »

Gay Man Files Suit Against Brooklyn Hospital Alleging Poor Discriminatory Treatment

A gay man who sought help from Brooklyn Medical Center as he suffered flu symptoms is now suing the hospital for workplace discrimination. Mark Hodson, 34, criticized the hospital claiming that they made fun of him and assumed he was a drug addict that had AIDS. Mr. Hodson says that the hospital ignored him as… Read more »

Affordable Housing Worker Endures Sexual Abuse, Wage Theft and Racial Bias

A Bronx female ironworker who says that she was subjected to sexual harassment, wage cheating, unsafe job conditions and racial bias has filed suit against her former employer. LaFondra Brown, 34 issued a formal complaint to her supervisors and literally walked away in protest from the construction site she once worked at. Many of her… Read more »

Prominent Manhattan Yoga Center Slapped With a $1 Million Lawsuit

A New York yoga apprentice is suing her former yoga guru who she says sexually harassed her for years and then dumped her for someone else, the bombshell Manhattan Supreme Court suit says. Brooklyn resident, Holly Faurot is suing the Jivamukti Yoga center, along with its leaders; and her mentor Ruth Lauer-Manenti alleging that she… Read more »

Sexual Harassment, Minimum Wage Changes: How These Laws May Affect You

2016 is here and as the calendar turns it brings with it new changes in state laws and regulations. There have been numerous changes in federal and state employment laws that are slated to begin on Jan. 1, 2016. However, whether you are an employer or an employee, you should be informed how these new laws will impact… Read more »

Unpaid Interns Work for Free and Are Denied Basic Legal Protections

Unpaid interns receive no income for their work, a fact that is readily apparent by their title. However, most interns probably don’t realize they also receive no protection against employment discrimination. This is because interns are not employees by virtue of their lack of wages. This circular and unfair logic has left the most vulnerable… Read more »

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