Call centers have been under a microscope lately due to a few companies who have violated various wage laws resulting in a loss in wages for their employees. Although most call centers play by the rules, the nature of the fast-paced and competitive business can sometimes lead to various wage violations.
Filed Under: New York City, NY News – Lawsuits, Settlements, Information
New York City Attorney General Eric Schneiderman recently filed an unpaid overtime lawsuit against an East Flatbush car wash company the city claims defrauded over 100 minimum wage workers out of their hard-earned pay, including overtime wages.
Evenn large companies such as JPMorgan Chase are susceptible to misclassifying employees leading to lawsuits. Assistant Branch Managers alleged just that, and have recently been awarded $16.7 million dollars in back pay.
Workers for an upscale New York City sushi restaurant recently hit the company with a class action unpaid overtime lawsuit over allegations that the business and its management engaged in wage theft against servers by setting up illegal tip pools.
Financial giant JPMorgan Chase & Co recently agreed to a massive $16.7 million settlement to resolve a pair of class action unpaid overtime lawsuits the company had been fighting for years in federal court and recently lost a crucial decision on certifying one of the lawsuits as a class action.
New York City — Reports recently surfaced indicating the two sides in a class action unpaid overtime lawsuit recently agreed to settlement terms between grocery store chain Price Chopper and potentially thousands of current and former workers who claimed the defendant owes them for hundreds of hours of back pay.