SCOTUS unlikely to block worker efforts to bring class action lawsuits against their employers. Workers who want to bring class action lawsuits for unpaid overtime wages may be getting a big break from the U.S. Supreme Court. Last week the court heard testimony in a high-stakes dispute over the ...
Millions of overworked, middle-class employees are about to get some relief – and maybe even a salary boost – due to a proposed federal rule that many workers haven’t even heard about. Under this rule, employees earning less than $50,400 a year would automatically be eligible for overtime com...
A handful of Mexican guest workers walked off the job at CJ’s Seafood in Louisiana and filed a complaint with the U.S. Labor Department, alleging that the seafood processing plant forced them to work 24 hours at a time picking crawfish, while withholding breaks or any overtime pay. The letter c...
The attorneys at Emery Reddy recently filed a class action lawsuit against Safeway for failing to pay overtime wages and illegally preventing employees from taking meal and rest breaks. Emery Reddy is committed to ensuring that workers receive the full compensation and benefits to which they are ent...