The United States Department of Labor and a Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts restaurant recently agreed to a settlement that will resolve wage theft claims against the business, compensating 15 current and former employees for all their back pay. In addition to the $141,132 in back wages and damages, the defendant will also pay a civil fine and agree to amend its business practices to ensure future wage theft does not take place.
Filed Under: Boston, MA News – Lawsuits, Settlements, Information
BOSTON — The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division recently announced a significant settlement with a Massachusetts pizza chain that will resolve wage theft allegations against dozens of current and former employees by paying back the workers’ rightfully earned income.
BOSTON — A Massachusetts temporary employment agency recently settled a class action unpaid overtime lawsuit with several workers to resolve allegations the defendant failed to pay the plaintiffs for all their hours worked across several assignments, including overtime pay.
BOSTON — A former sales employee for Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company recently filed a proposed class action unpaid overtime lawsuit against the insurance giant over allegations the company misclassified the plaintiff and other workers as “outside salespersons” to avoid paying these employees overtime wages.
BOSTON — After months of reported settlement negotiations, the two sides in a class action unpaid overtime lawsuit appear to have resolved the claim and works may finally be compensated for all their overtime hours.
BOSTON — A former kitchen staff worker for a Massachusetts golf club recently filed a proposed class action unpaid overtime lawsuit alleging the defendant failed to pay her and potentially dozens of other employees for all their hard-earned wages.