Overtime Pay Articles and Information

App Rates How Restaurants Treat Workers

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Here is a great resource for restaurant employees and restaurant patrons who care about them: Restaurant servers are three times more likely to receive below-poverty-line pay than the rest of the U.S. workforce. Yet in a world where shoppers fret over cage-free eggs and organic vegetables, how many are also asking how much their favorite […]

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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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Judge Rules That Movie Studio Should Have Been Paying Interns

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A Federal District Court judge in Manhattan ruled on Tuesday that Fox Searchlight Pictures had violated federal and New York minimum wage laws by not paying production interns, a case that could upend the long-held practice of the film industry and other businesses that rely heavily on unpaid internships. Click here to view full story:

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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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