Several months ago we covered the groundbreaking suit that NFL cheerleaders brought against their teams for wage and hour violations. But as it turns out (as Slate.com puts it), cheerleading “isn't the only job where an employer treats you like you should be paying him for the privilege of being o...
More than half a year after bringing a groundbreaking, class-action class action lawsuit against the Oakland Raiders for wage theft, two cheerleaders have been awarded a $1.25-million settlement from the NFL team. The outcome was announced this week by wage and hour violation attorneys. Earlier t...
Two former employees of Jimmy John's, the "freaky fast" sandwich shop found throughout American cities and college towns, are suing the fast food chain for "systematic wage theft.” In their lawsuit filed Friday in federal court, Karolis Kubelskas and Emily Brunner describe incidents of repeatedly ...
Earlier today, President Obama rolled out his plan for increasing overtime pay protections for millions of American workers. The president and others have argued that if more workers get bigger paychecks, they will spend more and fuel wider economic growth. Yet opponents charge that this will pro...