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Owners of a group of residential care homes will pay $1.1 million to resolve claims that they deprived live-in caregivers and licensed vocational nurses of the wages and benefits to which they are legally entitled under California labor laws. They are alleged to have paid workers as little as $4 per hour and made them
Although not eligible for overtime pay at a rate of one and one-half times their regular wage, New York employees who operated vehicles in interstate commerce must still be paid overtime at a rate of at least one and one-half times the New York minimum wage. As recently noted in a court decision, the New
New York employers (including many large retailers) that pay their hourly employees  on a bi-weekly or semi-monthly basis may be violating the New York Labor Law that requires manual workers be paid within seven calendar days of the end of the week in which their wages were earned. Untimely wage payment entitles employees to seek
A class of non-exempt, hourly warehouse workers have reached a settlement in a case that claimed Amazon (and the temp staffing agency it used) violated California labor laws when it failed to pay them for mandatory security searches lasting up to 30 minutes after they clocked out. The workers also alleged Amazon failed to provide
Overtime hours are often the norm for many types of healthcare jobs – ranging from nurses, to techs, to therapists and a variety of administrative and support positions. Gratitude is deserved, but so is overtime pay for most non-managerial employees who are not licensed to practice medicine. Healthcare workers who have been denied proper overtime
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