Labor And Employment (page 5)
The Most Common Forms of Wage Theft, and What You Can Do To Fight Back
Wage theft has become the scourge of the American workplace. Millions of people find themselves not getting paid for the actual number of hours they...
- Aug 24, 2015
Judge: Computer Sciences Did Not Pay Overseas Employee for All Hours Worked
Morgan & Morgan has obtained a judgment awarding $150,000 to a former employee of Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) in a breach of contract lawsuit. The...
- Jan 14, 2015
Tucker Byrd Represents Omni Healthcare, Doctors in Suit Vs. Health First
A new lawsuit filed against Health First, the company that runs both Holmes Regional Medical Center and Palm Bay Hospital in Brevard County, alleges the...
- Oct 21, 2013
Morgan & Morgan Seeks Class Certification in Suit Against GA Strip Club
Earlier this month, Morgan & Morgan attorney Andrew Frisch filed a motion seeking conditional certification of class of at least 50 adult entertainers who were...
- Oct 9, 2013
Study: Florida Workers Earning Less Per Hour Than in 2000
The results of a new study have revealed Florida’s workforce is earning less per hour than they did in 2000. The study, done by the...
- Sep 3, 2013
Is Edward Snowden a Whistleblower?
Little is known about Edward Snowden. Last week, the former Hawaii-based CIA and international contract worker released a trove of classified documents on the National...
- Jun 13, 2013
What Family Members Are Covered under the FMLA?
Although many employees have heard of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), some may not understand the specific rights provided by this important federal...
- Apr 27, 2013
WARN Act Suit Filed Following Universal Health Care Layoffs
The attorneys at Morgan & Morgan have filed a putative class action lawsuit alleging that American Managed Care, LLC violated the WARN Act. The WARN...
- Apr 8, 2013
OSHA Orders Norfolk Southern to Pay Damages after Firing Injured Workers
Norfolk Southern Railway Co. has been ordered by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to pay $802,168 after being found...
- Jun 22, 2012
Scott Borders Recovers More Than $800,000 for Physician's Assistant
A Pasco jury awarded $820,000 to a Florida woman who claimed she was groped by Dr. Gunwant Dhaliwal as he provided training for her physician’s...
- Mar 27, 2012
Florida Crafting Statewide Wage Theft Law
Florida lawmakers, businesses, and low-wage workers have begun to work together to create a statewide law setting procedures for wage theft disputes. According to the...
- Jan 24, 2012
Workplace Class Action Bans Unlawful, Says NLRB
In a landmark decision certain to have far reaching implications in the private sector, the National Labor Relations Board (henceforth, NLRB) ruled last week in...
- Jan 11, 2012
Arbitration Fairness Act of 2011 Introduced
It has become an increasingly common practice for employers to include “arbitration clauses” in employee contracts. Often, workers are not informed that such an agreement...
- May 31, 2011
UPS Driver Lawsuit Certified as Nationwide Class Action
On March 31, 2011, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida (Judge Lenard) entered an Order overruling UPS-SCS’ objections to certification...
- Apr 13, 2011
FLSA Retalition Case Going to the Supreme Court
Greetings all: We often get inquiries from our clients as to whether they should pursue a claim for wages because they fear retaliation by their...
- Mar 23, 2010