Tag Archives: Job Classifications/Descriptions

Glass Company to Pay Back Wages to Kansas, Nebraska Workers

Kryger Glass Co. has agreed to pay 53 workers back wages of $107,476 following an investigation by the department’s Wage and Hour Division. According to the investigation, the company violated the Fair Labor Standards Act’s overtime and record-keeping provisions when night delivery drivers were improperly classified as exempt from overtime pay. Investigators found that $52,187 […]

Goodwill Industries of Southern California settles sex discrimination case with US Department of Labor

Goodwill Industries of Southern California settles sex discrimination case with US Department of Labor Agreement includes more than $130,000 in back wages for 200 male applicants and 18 job offers LOS ANGELES — The U.S. Department of Labor today announced that Goodwill Industries of Southern California has agreed to settle allegations of systemic discrimination stemming from […]

Prohibited Employment Policies/Practices

Under the laws enforced by EEOC, it is illegal to discriminate against someone (applicant or employee) because of that person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information. It is also illegal to retaliate against a person because he or she complained about discrimination, filed a charge […]

US Labor Department obtains consent judgment to recover $1.3 million in back wages for more than 14,500 workers of kgb USA Inc.

Company misclassified employees as independent contractors; failed to pay minimum wage BETHLEHEM, Pa. — A federal judge has ordered kgb USA Inc., the world’s largest independent provider of directory assistance and enhanced information services, to pay $1.3 million in minimum wage compensation to 14,568 of its current and former employees nationwide for violations of the Fair […]

Clark Cooper Painting LLC agrees to pay nearly $46,000 in back wages to 26 employees misclassified as independent contractors

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Clark Cooper Painting LLC has agreed to pay $45,983 in back wages to 26 painters following an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division that found the employees were misclassified as independent contractors and were consequently denied overtime wages. The company also violated the record-keeping provisions of the Fair […]

US Labor Department obtains consent judgment to recover $3 million in back wages, damages for New Jersey gas station attendants

Company agrees to extensive monitoring program to ensure future FLSA compliance MADISON, N.J. — Daniyal Enterprises LLC and owner Waseem Chaudhary, and other companies owned and operated by Chaudhary, have agreed to pay $2 million in overtime back wages and an additional $1 million in liquidated damages to 417 workers employed at 72 of Chaudhary’s New […]

Company Pays $50,000 to EEOC Settle Charges

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission America’s Thrift Stores of Alabama, Inc. will pay $50,000 and furnish other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The EEOC had charged that the company violated federal law by refusing to provide an employee with a reasonable accommodation and subsequently firing […]

Starbucks Liable to Baristas For $14 Million

First Circuit Court of Appeals There can be no better introduction to this case than that of the First Circuit: As society matures and employment law evolves, legislatures have lavished more attention on the policies and practices used by employers with respect to customer gratuities. Massachusetts is in the regulatory forefront on these cutting-edge issues. […]