On November 27, 2013, Fitapelli & Schaffer, LLP filed a class action complaint in U.S. District Court on behalf of all Tankermen that work for Vane Line Bunkering, Inc., d/b/a Vane Brothers Company (“Vane Brothers”). This lawsuit seeks to recover damages for unpaid overtime pay. Tankermen at Vane Brothers frequently work in excess of 40 hours per workweek without ever receiving overtime pay. In that ...Continue Reading →
On November 27, 2013, Fitapelli & Schaffer, LLP filed a class action complaint in the Southern District of New York on behalf of all Assistant General Managers and/or Assistant Managers (collectively “Assistant General Managers”) that work for Taco Bell owned and/or operated by MUY! Brands, LLC or Quick Service Management, LLC. This class action lawsuit seeks to recover damages for unpaid overtime.
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A recent decision by the Ninth Circuit could have a huge impact on how the Second Circuit interprets arbitration clauses in employment law cases. The Court in Chavarria v. Ralphs Grocery Co., No. 2:11 Civ. 02109 (DDP)(VBK) (9th Cir. October 28, 2013), held that Ralphs’, the defendant/employer, arbitration policy is unconscionable under California state law and that the state law supporting that conclusion is not ...Continue Reading →
On October 25, 2013, the U.S. District Court (S.D.N.Y.) denied Defendant’s motion for Interlocutory Appeal. As a result, the case will proceed as a collective action and notice will be sent to current and former employees of Chipotle Mexican Grill giving them the opportunity to join the lawsuit.
In denying Defendant’s Motion for Interlocutory Appeal, the Court ...Continue Reading →
Giuseppe Romanello v. Intesa Sanpaolo
The N.Y. Court of Appeals partially overturned the Appellate Division’s ruling by reinstating Plaintiff’s disability discrimination claim under the New York City Human Rights Law (“NYCHRL”). The plaintiff in this case took leave ...Continue Reading →
On October 2, 2013, Fitapelli & Schaffer, LLP filed a complaint in U.S. District Court on behalf of cooks, food preparers and dishwashers (collectively the “Non-exempt Workers”) at Moonstruck Diners in New York. This class action lawsuit seeks to recover damages for unpaid minimum wages, overtime pay, and spread-of-hours pay.
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