A U.S. District Court in Connecticut recently accepted a settlement between a Hartford-area restaurant and the Labor Department to resolve claims the company failed to pay workers for all their hours of work, particularly overtime, and other violations of federal wage laws.
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A federal jury in Connecticut recently handed down a verdict siding with over 1,000 current and former workers who filed an unpaid overtime lawsuit against their employer, arguing the company intentionally violated state and national wage laws governing overtime.
PHILADELPHIA, PA — Hundreds of landscapers in an unpaid overtime collective action lawsuit recently secured a substantial $4.8 million settlement to resolve claims with their former employer over allegations that the defendant failed to pay overtime and other wages under federal labor laws.
HARTFORD — The Connecticut state Supreme Court recently handed down a significant ruling striking down the so-called “fluctuating workweek” under the federal overtime pay system that many retailers push on sales persons paid on a commission basis.
HARTFORD — Two former Waterbury, Connecticut hospitals recently filed a proposed federal class action lawsuit against their previous employers over allegations the health care providers failed to pay the plaintiffs and others for all their due wages, including overtime pay.
HARTFORD — A former claims specialist working for Metlife insurance company in Bloomfield, Connecticut recently filed a class action unpaid overtime lawsuit against the nationwide insurance provider, claiming that she and thousands of other workers are owed million in unpaid wages.