• FLSA Wage and Hour Claims By Two Employees Dismissed Twice, Favorable Settlement Follows

    Class and collective action brought in federal court under the Fair Labor Standards Act by 2 former employees of our client, a hardware store in Manhattan, alleging minimum wage and overtime violations was dismissed twice by Judge Paul Crotty in the Southern District of New York after granting our motions to dismiss. The judge granted…

  • FLSA Wage and Hour Case Against Cuban Restaurants By Twelve Current and Former Employees Dismissed

      Class and collective action brought in federal court under the Fair Labor Standards Act by 12 current and former employees of our client, an owner of two restaurants in Manhattan, alleging that the restaurants and their operators withheld overtime pay, minimum wages, and tips, was dismissed with prejudice in finding that plaintiffs had failed to…

  • FLSA Wage and Hour Case Against Pizzeria in Queens Settled for Nuisance Value

    After conducting a review of the merits of the claims and defenses and reviewing the basis for the settlement terms during a hearing, as well as requested documentation, the Court found that the settlement reflected a reasonable compromise of disputed issues rather than a mere waiver of statutory rights brought about by an employer’s overreaching…