Unpaid Wages Articles and Information

Papa John’s pizza franchisee to pay $800,000 in unpaid overtime wages

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A Papa John’s pizza franchise in New York must pay its workers nearly $800,000 in unpaid wages over allegations the business underpaid employees and failed to pay overtime, a state judge ruled last week. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman in December sued Emstar Pizza Inc., which operates seven Papa John’s franchise locations in Brooklyn […]

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Lady Gaga Sued For Not Paying Overtime

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Lady Gaga Sued By Former Personal Assistant For $380,000 Lady Gaga’s former personal assistant is claiming the popstar was a nightmare to work for and regularily made diva-like demands — how shocking. The New York Post reports that Jennifer O’Neill worked for the 25-year-old popstar for 13 months and now claims she is owed hundreds […]

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Stover Candies employees sue for overtime!

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Here is another example of an employer allegedly mis-classifying employees and not paying them overtime hours correctly. Employees should always be aware of their ‘status’ with their employer, and makes sure they are being classified correctly, and paid correctly! Employees for Russell Stover Candies Inc. filed a federal wage-and-hour lawsuit against the company, saying they […]

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New York-based KGB USA Inc. was ordered to pay $1.3 million over wage violations…

A directory assistance and enhanced information company with a headquarters in Hanover Township PA, has violated federal minimum wage standards since 2009, a federal judge ruled last week. New York-based KGB USA Inc. was ordered to pay $1.3 million to nearly 15,000 current and former employees, the U.S. Department of Labor announced this morning in a news […]

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Southern California hospital chain fined for unpaid wages

California labor officials have fined a Southern California hospital chain, Pacific Health Corp., more than $7 million for not paying employee wages and bouncing payroll checks. The company operates the Los Angeles Metropolitan Medical Center, Tustin Hospital, Newport Specialty Hospital, Bellflower Medical Center and Anaheim General Hospital. All of the locations were cited except the […]

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