Former employee accuses art gallery of wrongful termination, discrimination – Southeast Texas Record
Southeast Texas RecordFormer employee accuses art gallery of wrongful termination, discriminationSoutheast Texas RecordCharging violation of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the plaintiff alleges loss of income, humiliation, and damage to his credibility and prospects for future employment. Finnerty seeks actual and compensatory damages, lost earnings, attorney fees …
Papa John's Ordered To Pay $800K In NY Wage Theft Case (crooksandliars)
I'm always happy to see a wingnut-led organization get caught practicing that form of ubercapitalism known as "wage theft"! Even happier when it's at the hands of NY AG Eric Schneiderman, who seems to understand his job description entails protecting the rights of all. Via RHReality Check:
> 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 and Queens, alleging that Emstar underreported hours worked by employees over the past six years, rounded employee hours down to the nearest hour, and did not pay overtime.
> Attorney General Schneiderman is also considering legal action against the franchisor, Papa John’s International Inc., on the theory that it is a joint employer and thus liable for the actions of its franchisees, according to reporting from the_ New York Post_.
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Fired UNCG employee reaches settlement with school
A lawyer for one of three University of North Carolina-Greensboro employees fired for falsifying time sheets says she has reached a settlement with the school.