Wage Hour

Feb
19

TEKsystems Battling Recruiter Class Actions on Both Coasts

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Feb
06

Class Action Against Staffing Firm Points to Client's Faulty Timekeeping System

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Nov
22

Staffing Firm Owner and Manager Hit With $1.4 Million in Fines by Massachusetts AG

Many business owners are not aware that they are potentially subject to personal liability under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act for wage/hour violations. Some states impose personal liability as well.
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Sep
26

EEOC and Department of Labor Team Up in Seach for Violators

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division have entered into a historic agreement to combine forces in the search for employers who violate the law in their respective enforcement areas. The agreement, called a Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU"), recites
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Jul
26

What's Worse Than a Wage-Hour Class Action?

Maryland staffing firm and its owner find out the hard way A class (or collective) action for overtime pay is certainly unpleasant for the employer, but a wage-hour investigation by the United States Department of Labor can be far worse for a non-compliant employer. This is because the Department of
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Apr
20

US Department of Labor Sues Staffing Firm and its CEO for Overreaching Employment Agreements

The US Department of labor has filed an enforcement action against Advanced Care Staffing, a Brooklyn, NY firm that focuses on healthcare staffing. The lawsuit, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, also names Advance Care's CEO, Sam Klein, as defendant.
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Nov
28

Kelly Services Cases Provide Valuable Lessons in Assignment Suitability, Client Selection, and Receivables Management

A wage-hour class action lawsuit recently filed in California seems to be a good example of a job assignment that staffing firms should simply say "no" to.
3 min read
Oct
06

US DEPARTMENT OF LABOR OBTAINS JUDGMENT TO RECOVER $9.3M IN BACK WAGES FOR 1,756 WORKERS MISCLASSIFIED BY PHILADELPHIA STAFFING COMPANY

US Healthcare and its owner admit to not paying overtime to healthcare workers and agree to Consent Judgement
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