A federal judge in Colorado who was overseeing Coker et al v Zurich American Insurance Company has taken a stand for the victims of an FLSA lawsuit, specifically against the plaintiffs’ own attorneys.
Filed Under: State Lawsuits
Willful violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) standards by a company can lead to penalties, and sometimes criminal prosecution. Most cases fall into this category where the employer knows that they are in violation, but still chooses to violate the laws. However, what happens if these willful violations are in good faith?
Dozens of former Camden City, New Jersey-police officers recently filed a class action unpaid overtime lawsuit against the city over claims that they are owed back pay dating back to before 2013, before the police force was disbanded.
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.
The popular clothing store, Urban Outfitters, has come under fire for allegedly failing to pay managers correctly after misclassifying them.
The Department of Labor announced in December, 2017 that rampant wage theft was found across the country in garment manufacturing facilities.