Attention: Food Service Workers

A new lawsuit alleges that AMF Bowling Centers, Inc.violated the New York Labor Law by misappropriatingemployee tips, according to Fitapelli & Schaffer, LLP.Filed in federal court in New York, the suit alleges thatAMF withheld from plaintiff Robert O’Dell and other AMFemployees mandatory gratuities collected from customers.Mr. O’Dell, works at AMF Chelsea Piers in New York City.AMF Bowling Centers, Inc., of Mechanicsville, Va., isthe world’s largest owner and operator of bowling centerswith 10,000 employees at more than 200 bowling centersnationwide, including ...

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Attention: Financial Employees

Merrill Lynch and Bank of America Sued for Alleged Labor Violations, According to Fitapelli & Schaffer, LLP

NEW YORK, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ — A new lawsuit alleges that Merrill Lynch and Bank of America (NYSE: BAC) violated the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) by failing to pay overtime to back office employees who facilitate transactions of the company’s derivatives products, according to Fitapelli & Schaffer, LLP.

Andrea Levine, of Staten Island, N.Y., and Ivey Moore, of Mount Vernon, N.Y., ...

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Attention: Nurses

Fitapelli & Schaffer is representing a nurse who works for Huntington Hospital (North Shore LIJ) and The Nursing Solutions Agency. Our client frequently worked over 40 hours per week, but she was not paid time and one half for the overtime. If you are a nurse working for an agency or hospital and are not being paid properly, contact us for a free consultation.

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Attention: Office Workers

Fitapelli & Schaffer is pleased to announce a settlement in a case where office workers were not paid overtime, even though they routinely worked over 50 hours per week. Many people who work in offices and are paid a salary are usually not aware that they are entitled to time and a half for all hours over 40. Don’t let your company take advantage of you- fight for your rights!!!

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Attention: Restaurant Workers

Do you work for a bar or restaurant? If so, you may not be receiving proper wages. In New York, tipped employees such as waiters, bussers and bartenders must be paid $4.60 per hour plus $8.18 per hour for all hours over 40 per week. This is in addition to receiving tips, which management and back of the house employees are not allowed to share with you. In addition, your employer cannot deduct from your wages for breakages, customer walkouts ...

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