Home Health Aides To Receive $4.5M In Unpaid Wages

Home health aides for a Pennsylvania based home health care agency have just been awarded $4.5 million in owed wages. The agency, Successful Aging Care Net Inc., allegedly failed to pay its home health aides the correct overtime pay when working over 40 hours in one work week. This lawsuit, that was originally filed in 2020 for violations under the Fair Labor Standards Act, will help more than 500 workers benefit from this payout. Affected workers include home health aides, office staff employees,and nurses.

A Pennsylvania federal judge ordered the payout after finding that ...

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Cleaners for W Services Group File a Lawsuit for Unpaid Wages

Cleaners for a facilities service provider have filed a class and collective action lawsuit against W Services Group LLC for unpaid wages. This lawsuit seeks to recover minimum wages and overtime compensation and other damages for similarly situated cleaners who have worked for W Services Group LLC (“W Services”) and Cleaning Path Corp. (“Cleaning Path”).  Affected cleaners may include janitorial, floor care, exterior maintenance, specialty, and emergency response workers who have completed work for W Services and Cleaning Path in New York between July 25, 2015 and the date of final judgment in this matter.

The lawsuit ...

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Hourly Workers for Advance Auto Parts Sue for Untimely Pay

Hourly Workers for Advance Auto Parts have recently filed a class action lawsuit against Advance Auto Parts for failing to pay its hourly workers in New York correctly. This lawsuit, filed by Fitapelli & Schaffer, LLP, seeks to recover underpayment caused by untimely wage payments and other damages under the New York Labor Law (“NYLL”). Affected employees may include all similarly situated non-exempt hourly positions such as store drivers and all other hourly workers who work ...

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Construction Safety Flaggers in NY Sue for Unpaid Wages

Construction site safety flaggers have just filed a class and collective action against Akela Contracting LLC and JDV Safety for unpaid wages. Akela, a large-scale construction contractor based out of New York with various construction projects with the City, utilized JDV Safety to provide safety services for these projects. As the prime contractor, Akela used JDV Safety to provide Flagpersons or Flaggers to their construction sites. This lawsuit seeks to recover overtime compensation and other damages under New York Labor Law (“NYLL”) and the Fair Labor Standards Act ...

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Call Center Employees to Receive $1.7M in Unpaid OT Settlement

Call center employees of Nelnet, a student loan servicer, have just resolved claims of unpaid wages. Nelnet allegedly failed to pay its call center workers the proper overtime wages when working over 40 hours in a work week. The collective action settled for nearly $1.7 million which will benefit 336 current and former call center employees of Nelnet under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”).

A Colorado federal judge gave final approval this past week ending the lawsuit that was originally brought back in 2017. The lawsuit specifically alleged that Nelnet violated the FLSA and Colorado state law by ...

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Chicken Plant Workers Settle for $3.3M in Unpaid Wages 

A large group of workers in chicken plants have just resolved claims of unpaid wages for $3.3 million. The workers alleged they went significantly underpaid when hired out by subcontractors for federally funded contracts to remove potentially infected poultry waste. The main contractor responsible for the affected workers is the Massachusetts based Clean Harbors Environments Services Inc. They allegedly failed to ensure that workers were getting paid in accordance with the contracted rates. The settlement will recover wages for more than 4,000 workers throughout nearly 90 job locations across the state of Iowa.

The lawsuit specifically noted that subcontractors for ...

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Planet Fitness Sued by Manual Workers in NY for Unpaid Wages

Planet Fitness has just been sued by its employees in New York alleging they went underpaid in accordance with New York Labor Law (“NYLL”). The class action lawsuit was filed this past Wednesday, January 19, 2022, and seeks to recover untimely wage compensation and other damages for similarly situated hourly manual workers. Affected employees include allmember service representatives, fitness trainers, front desk employees, and other employees in similar hourly positions who work or have worked as manual workers for Planet Fitness in New York State between June 5, 2015 and the date of final judgment in this matter.

Despite being considered ...

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Old Navy Sued for Failing to Pay its Hourly Workers on Time

Old Navy, the chain clothing retailer, has just been sued for unpaid wages. Hourly workers in New York State for the clothing retailer allege they were not paid weekly as required by the New York Labor Law (“NYLL”). This lawsuit seeks to recover underpayment caused by untimely wage payments and other damages. Affected workers may include all those who work or have worked as hourly employees such as sales representatives for Old Navy, LLC between November 24, 2015 and the date of final judgment in this matter.

The lawsuit specifically alleges that the retailer always compensated its hourly workers ...

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Petco Manual Workers Untimely Wage Case Moves Forward

Last year, Petco manual workers filed a class action lawsuit against the pet supplies retailer seeking compensation in the Eastern District of New York for underpayments caused by the late payment of wages. Petco allegedly failed to compensate its similarly situated hourly guest experience specialists, sales associates, dog trainers, and other similar manual labor positions on a weekly basis as required by the New York Labor Law (“NYLL”). Instead, these manual workers were paid on a bi-weekly basis even though they spent more than twenty-five percent of their shift time completing physical tasks. The ...

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Banana Republic Sued for Untimely Pay by Hourly Workers in NY

Banana Republic , LLC in New York State has just been sued for employee pay violations. Fitapelli & Schaffer, LLP filed the class action complaint on Thursday, November 4, 2021, alleging that the clothing retail chain failed to pay its hourly manual workers on time. With several locations in New York, this lawsuit could potentially affect many similarly situated non-exempt hourly positions such as sales representatives who work or have worked for Banana Republic in New York State sinceNovember 4, 2015. This lawsuit seeks to recover untimely wage compensation and other ...

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