August, 2016: Six Figure Settlement for small class of opt-in Plaintiffs in an FLSA and New York Labor Law (NYLL) action filed in the Southern District of New York. The Plaintiff and opt-ins alleged that they were not paid overtime premium pay for all hours worked in excess of forty in a workweek.
November, 2015: $55,000.00 Confidential settlement of employment matter following mediation at EEOC offices at 33 Whitehall Street, New York, NY.
Filed August, 2015: Three carpenters who worked for a Brooklyn based construction company filed a lawsuit alleging that they were not paid prevailing wages and supplemental benefits when they performed work on public works projects/government contracts.
$500,000.00 Settlement, April 13, 2015. Final approval granted for small class (137) of New York Loss Prevention Managers who worked for Kmart and alleged that they were misclassified as salaried exempt, and therefore denied overtime pay. Action brought as a Rule 23 Class Action under the New York Labor Law (NYLL) in the Northern District of NY. For purposes of settlement, Michael Redenburg, Esq. was appointed class counsel along with Matthew Osman, Esq. and Peter Glennon, Esq.
Six Figure Settlement, April 2015 Confidential. Thirteen (13) individuals who alleged that they were misclassified as independent contractors, when they were really employees, recovered their New York overtime pay.
$75,000.00 - 2015: Confidential Individual Settlement for plaintiff who challenged classification as an independent contractor and alleged that because of the misclassification, the denial of New York minimum wages resulted.
Filed 12/2014: A former carpenter who worked for JVA Industries, Inc. filed a Class & Collective Action Lawsuit in the Southern District of New York alleging that he and the class he seeks to represent were denied overtime pay for all hours worked in excess of forty (40) in a workweek. The lawsuit seeks recovery of all unpaid overtime compensation wrongfully withheld in violation of federal and state law, liquidated damages and attorneys fees, costs & expenses.
Filed 10/2014: Former exotic dancer from popular Long Island City club, Scandals, alleges that she was misclassified as an independent contractor and therefore denied minimum wages. She also alleges that her compensation was subject to unlawful deductions in the form of house fees and mandatory tip-outs to other club employees not entitled to share in the dancers' tips. The former stripper seeks to represent a class of all current and former dancers employed by the club since October, 2008.
Six Figure Settlement - 05/2013: Group of fourteen (14) loan officers who worked for M&T Bank and who alleged that they were misclassified as exempt and therefore denied overtime pay.
Six Figure Settlement - 2013 (Confidential): Mortgage Loan Officers who worked for large financial institution alleged that they were improperly classified as exempt and therefore did not receive overtime pay as entitled to and required by law.
$40,000.00, plus attorneys fees - 02/2013: Client who worked for a Fortune 500 pharmaceutical company alleged that he was non-exempt and therefore improperly denied overtime pay premiums for hours he worked in excess of 40 in a workweek.
Five-figure Settlement - 08/2012: Three (3) electrical company workers who alleged that they were forced to perform off-the-clock work because they were not paid for travel time to and from job sites and were not properly afforded meal periods.
Settlement - 06/2011: Three (3) restaurant workers who alleged that they were forced to perform work after clocking out for which they did not receive straight-time or overtime pay.
Settlement - 05/2011: Client who worked for a real estate management company as a doorman for two different buildings in NYC. He received separate checks from the real estate management company as to each building, but did not receive overtime pay when he worked more than forty (40) hours per workweek.