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Taveras v. H & W Deli Grocery, Inc., and Pedro Santana, individually, Civil Case No.: 19-cv-05750-GHW

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New Action filed in the Southern District of New York

Taveras v. H & W Deli Grocery, Inc., and Pedro Santana, individually,Civil Case No.: 19-cv-05750-GHW

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Huggins v. Chestnut Holdings of New York, Inc.; 1425 U LLC; and Jonathan Wiener Civil Action No.: 18-cv-1037

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New Action filed in the Southern District of New York

Huggins v. Chestnut Holdings of New York, Inc.; 1425 U LLC; and Jonathan Wiener  Civil Action No.: 18-cv-1037

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Second Circuit Clarifies Motor Carrier Exemption To Expand Overtime Protections Under New York Law

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Motor Carrier Exemption Expands Overtime Protections Under New York Law

In April 2020, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals delivered a small but important victory for employees in New York that are otherwise exempt from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (“FLSA”) Motor Carrier Exemption. Ordinarily, employees are exempt from overtime under the FLSA’s Motor Carrier Exemption if they are a driver, a driver’s helper, a mechanic, or hold some other position whose regular duties affect the safety of a motor vehicle that weighs more than 10,000 pounds and is utilized in interstate commerce.

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Aguilar v. Advanced Mepf Services Corp., et al.; Case No.: 1:19-cv-05014-RPK-JO

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Judge grants Conditional Certification of Collective Action in the Eastern District of New York

Aguilar v. Advanced Mepf Services Corp., et al.; Case No.: 1:19-cv-05014-RPK-JO

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Padilla v. Urban Garden Center, Inc. et al.; Case No.: 19-cv-09660(LGK)

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New Employment Law Class and Collective Action filed in the Southern District of New York

Padilla v. Urban Garden Center, Inc. et al.; Case No.: 19-cv-09660(LGK)

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What is the FLSA?

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The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

FLSA, which stands for the Fair Labor Standards Act, is a law that protects workers from workplace violations and practices related to wages and pay. The law created regulations that affect businesses and workers, including minimum wage guidelines and rules about overtime. In addition to wages, the FLSA also gives an explanation of what exempt and non-exempt means as it applies to employees and overtime.

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New Class and Collective Action filed in the Eastern District of New York Loja v. Jasco Designs, Inc., Civil Case No.: 18-cv-06190

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New Class and Collective Action filed in the Eastern District of New York

Loja v. Jasco Designs, Inc., Civil Case No.: 18-cv-06190

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Camilo v. Parrilla Latina Restaurant, et al., Case No.: 18-cv-09163(JPO)

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Judge grants Conditional Certification of Collective Action in the Southern District of New York

Camilo v. Parrilla Latina Restaurant, et al., Case No.: 18-cv-09163(JPO)

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Aquino v. Joseph’s Auto Center, Inc., and Richard Carlos Bucalo, individually, Case No.: 18-cv-2009

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Judge grants Conditional Certification of Collective Action in the Southern District of New York

Aquino v. Joseph’s Auto Center, Inc., and Richard Carlos Bucalo, individually, Case No.: 18-cv-2009

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Sullivan v. 10 Washington Ave. Food Inc. d/b/a Sandwich Express, and Brian Lew, individually Case No.: 19-cv-00245(JFB)(AKT)

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Judge grants Conditional Certification of Collective Action in the Eastern District of New York

Sullivan v. 10 Washington Ave. Food Inc. d/b/a Sandwich Express, and Brian Lew, individually Case No.: 19-cv-00245(JFB)(AKT)

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McQuaid v. Capital Stack, LLC, Et al. Civil Case No.: 18-cv-09230

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New Class and Collective Action filed in the Southern District of New York

McQuaid v. Capital Stack, LLC, and Eprodigy ACH, LLC, and Eprodigy Operations, LLC, and David Rubin, individually, and Brian Stulman, individually, Civil Case No.: 18-cv-09230

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Portilla v. Bridgehampton Stone, Inc.; and Bridgehampton Stone & Brick, Inc., Et al, Civil Case No.: 17-cv-2549(JMA)(AYS)

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Judge grants Conditional Certification of Collective Action in the Eastern District of New York

Portilla v. Bridgehampton Stone, Inc.; and Bridgehampton Stone & Brick, Inc., and Daniel Messina, an individual, and Cesar Villansaca, an individual, Civil Case No.: 17-cv-2549(JMA)(AYS)

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Conditional Certification of Collective Action - Douglas v. Anthem Productions, LLC d/b/a Anthem Sound, Stage, and Lighting, Et al. Case No 18-cv-05789(VEC)

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Judge grants Conditional Certification of Collective Action in the Southern District of New York

Douglas v. Anthem Productions, LLC d/b/a Anthem Sound, Stage, and Lighting, and Advanced Audio Technology, LLC d/b/a Anthem SSL, and Evaggelos Poulos a/k/a Angelo Poulos, individually, and Joseph Lodi, individually, and Jason Ojeda, individually  Case No.: 18-cv-05789(VEC)

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Torres and Tavarez v. Bo-Mell Enterprises, Inc. and Quality Auto Body & Painting Center, Inc., and Richard Cisternas, individually Civil Case No.: 18-cv-8997

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New Collective Action filed in the Southern District of New YorkTorres and Tavarez v. Bo-Mell Enterprises, Inc. and Quality Auto Body & Painting Center, Inc., and Richard Cisternas, individuallyCivil Case No.: 18-cv-8997

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Judge grants Conditional Certification of a Nation-Wide Collective Action in the Southern District of New York Sealock v. Covance Market Access Services, Inc.

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Judge grants Conditional Certification of a Nation-Wide Collective Action in the Southern District of New YorkSealock v. Covance Market Access Services, Inc., Civil Case No.: 17-cv-05857-JMF

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Alvarez v. Cambridge Kitchens MFG Inc. and Neoklis Vasiliades, individually Civil Case No.: 18-cv-05419

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New Collective Action filed in the Eastern District of New YorkAlvarez v. Cambridge Kitchens MFG Inc. and Neoklis Vasiliades, individually Civil Case No.: 18-cv-05419

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Feldman v. Malba Gardens Owners Corp., and Direct Management Corp., and Jake Demosthenous, individually Civil Case No.: 1:18-cv-05095

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New Action filed in the Eastern District of New YorkFeldman v. Malba Gardens Owners Corp., and Direct Management Corp., and Jake Demosthenous, individually Civil Case No.: 1:18-cv-05095

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Ametepe v. Peak Time Parking, Corp., and FIH Enterprise Inc., and Sam Dar Enterprises Inc., and Zafar Majeed, individually, and Fayyaz Khan, individually, and Naveed Anjum, individually, and Mustafa Ali Khandwalla, individually Case No.: 1:18-cv-05384

Parking

New Collective Action filed in the Southern District of New YorkAmetepe v. Peak Time Parking, Corp., and FIH Enterprise Inc., and Sam Dar Enterprises Inc., and Zafar Majeed, individually, and Fayyaz Khan, individually, and Naveed Anjum, individually, and Mustafa Ali Khandwalla, individually  Case No.: 1:18-cv-05384

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Flores v. New City Lawn & Landscape, Inc., and Joseph Monteferrante, individually Case No.: 7:18-cv-05456

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New Collective Action filed in the Southern District of New YorkFlores v. New City Lawn & Landscape, Inc., and Joseph Monteferrante, individually Case No.: 7:18-cv-05456

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Bardhaj v. 50 Broadway Realty Corp., Civil Case No.: 1:18-cv-04503

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New Action filed in the Southern District of New YorkBardhaj v. 50 Broadway Realty Corp., Civil Case No.: 1:18-cv-04503

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