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New York Movie Shoot Parking Workers Sue Studios Over Pay

Workers who secure street parking for movie and TV shoots in the city are suing major studios, saying the studios often underpaid them for working long hours in trying conditions. The workers, called parking production assistants, play the unglamorous roleFull Article >

Sara Lee agrees to pay $4M to black employees who say they were called racial slurs and exposed to black mold and asbestos more often than white workers

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Sara Lee will be rolling out a lot of dough to some of its black employees after a federal lawsuit said they were exposed to racist slurs and graffiti and developed cancer as a result of working in more hazardousFull Article >

EEOC: $4M settlement sends message that work discrimination won’t be tolerated

Federal attorneys with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said Tuesday that a $4 million settlement for former workers at the now closed Sara Lee factory in Paris, Texas, sends a message to employers that workplace discrimination and dangerous work environmentsFull Article >

NBC, Sony Face OT Suit Over PA Workers On ‘The Blacklist’

Law360, Los Angeles (September 16, 2015, 10:13 PM ET) — Employees tasked with defending parking spaces for the production vehicles of the NBCUniversal show “The Blacklist” accused the companies who make the show, including Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc., of cheating them out ofFull Article >

NY Nursing Home To Pay $2.2M To End Medicaid Fraud Suit

Law360, Washington (August 19, 2014, 2:43 PM ET) — Nursing home owner Ralex Services Inc. has agreed to pay $2.2 million to settle a whistleblower suit accusing it of bilking New York’s Medicaid program by overstating the level of careFull Article >

Legal Victory for Thousands of Rite Aid Store Managers

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New York, NY (September 26, 2013)- In a decision by U.S. District Court Judge J. Paul Oetken, over 1,500 Rite Aid Store Managers nationwide were given the green light to proceed to trial on their claims that they were misclassifiedFull Article >

Gender Pay Gap

Women seemingly always have fought an uphill battle in the fight for wage equality with their male counterparts. As the number of women in the workforce has increased over the years, that gap between male and female wage earners hasFull Article >

Let the Mother Beware: Pregnancy in the Workplace

It is somewhat hard to believe in this day and age that women experiencing pregnancy in the workplace are still being subjected to workplace policies that put their livelihood in jeopardy. Despite federal laws dating back to the Civil RightsFull Article >

Employment Discrimination-Know Your Rights

Discrimination in the workplace may be difficult to define but when it occurs, you should be aware and ready to take action. Under no circumstance is employment discrimination okay. It is important to know what qualifies as unfair and whatFull Article >

Lawful Termination or Gender and Age Discrimination?

In Suffolk County, New York a case against the Mattituck-Cutchogue School District has become a major source of suspense for higher ups in the District. The plaintiff, Anthony Claudio, claims the district fired him from his position as a specialFull Article >