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 News – Lawsuits, Settlements, Information
A group of workers for a high-end New York City steak and chop house recently filed an unpaid overtime lawsuit against their employer over allegations that the company forced the group to perform non-tipped duties and did not pay overtime wages.
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.
A big change in New York City’s food industry is happening. New wage and hour laws require employers to schedule their employees at least two weeks in advance or pay them for any changes made to their schedule.
In 2016, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) finalized a rule, wherein, the minimum salary to qualify for the white collar exemptions to the Fair Labor Standards Act would be increased from $23,660 per year to $47,476 per year.
A number of current and former administrative assistants recently brought wage and hour claims against their employer, the New York City Department of Homeless Services.