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Wages and Overtime

Wages and Overtime benefits employment lawyer in New York

missed payroll

Chances are if you work for a large employer you won’t need to worry about getting paid your wages. Even when large companies struggle financially, there are tools in place to prevent employees from not being paid for their work. There’s no guarantee you won’t be laid off in times of financial strife. However, chances […]

Overtime Pay

It occurs far too often in the United States that an employer, aware of an employee’s immigration status, seeks to take advantage of that status by requiring the worker to work hours exceeding forty while keeping their pay to one low rate to avoid exceeding their own salary budget.  The power dynamic of an employer-employee […]

New Action filed in the Southern District of New York Richards v. Empire Scaffolding Systems, Inc., and Demari Installations Corp., and Antonios Mamounas, individually, Civil Case No.:21-cv-6638 On August 5, 2021, Plaintiff Richards filed a lawsuit in the Southern District of New York against EMPIRE SCAFFOLDING SYSTEMS, INC. (“Empire Scaffolding”), and DEMARI INSTALATIONS CORP. (“Demari”), […]

New Action filed in the Eastern District of New York Choukroun v. Island Exterior Fabricators LLC, Civil Case No.:21-cv-4280  On July 30, 2021, Plaintiff Choukroun filed a lawsuit in the Eastern District of New York against ISLAND EXTERIOR FABRICATORS LLC (“Defendant”), alleging upon knowledge as to himself and his own actions and upon information and […]

wage and hour violations

Has your employer threatened to dock your wages? Did they force you to work hours for which you were not paid? Unfortunately, these hour and wage violations or variations of these violations are all too common in the workplace. If your right to wages was violated, you might receive back wages. In some cases, you […]

right to unionize

If you work in a non-union business, do you have a right to unionize? A union helps employees organize and protect their rights in the workplace. Employers can easily ignore the concerns or demands of a single employee, but when they unionize and work together, employers have a lesser choice but to take them seriously. […]

$50,000.00 – Wage & Hour Violations

Morales Medina v. JMT Restaurant Corp., et al., Case No: CV 20-5753(SJF)(SIL) Firm Forces Pizzeria to Forfeit Judgment in the amount of $50,000.00 – Wage & Hour Violations – Firm represented a former employee against JMT Restaurant Corp., d/b/a Louie’s Pizzeria, a pizzeria, for unpaid overtime wages in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act […]


Deas v. Alba Carting & Demolition, Inc., et al.; Case No.:1:17-cv-03947-DCF $1,500,000.00 – Wage & Hour Violations – Firm represented a collective of employees and former employees against Alba Carting & Demolition, Inc., a demolition corporation for unpaid, overtime wages in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act and New York Labor law.  Generally, the […]


New Action filed in the Eastern District Of New York Eliacin v. Staff Pro, Inc., d/b/a Allied Universal Event Services, Civil Case No.:21-cv-00440 On January 26, 2021, Plaintiff Eliacin filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court Eastern District of New York against STAFF PRO d/b/a ALLIED UNIVERSAL EVENT SERVICES (“Defendant”), alleging upon knowledge […]

On January 26, 2021, Senate Democrats introduced legislation to increase the federal minimum wage from $7.25 per hour to $15.00 per hour.  House Democrats originally introduced the bill in 2019 as the “Raise the Wage Act,” and the House of Representatives passed the bill on July 18, 2019, however it was not passed in the […]


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