Wednesday, February 5, 2020
On February 5, 2020, the Honorable Vernon S. Broderick entered judgment in favor of 2,519 EMTs and Paramedics employed by the City of New York and the FDNY in an action brought pursuant to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
The Syracuse Law Review has written a profile commemorating Douglas Steele's for his work during and after his time at Syracuse Law School, where he graduated summa cum laude in 1989.
A federal jury finds City of New York recklessly failed to pay FDNY EMTs and paramedics pre-shift and post-shift overtime
On July 29, 2019, Metropolitan Transit Authority New York City Transit (MTA NYC Transit) paid $570,771.36 in settlement payments to 412 employees who alleged in a federal lawsuit that MTA NYC Transit failed to pay them the overtime pay required by federal law.
Air Traffic Controllers Collect $14,128,000 in Damages for Wrongful Payment of “Credit Hours” in Lieu of Cash Overtime Compensation
Federal Court issues Final Order Approving Settlement of Wage and Hour Lawsuit Brought by Servers employed by Farmers Restaurant Group
Stephens, et al. v. Famers Restaurant Group, et al. C.A. No. 17-1087
On June 4, 2019, a court in Travis County, Texas ruled that the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) between the Austin Fire Fighters Association, IAFF Local 975, and the City of Austin does not violate the Texas constitution’s “gift clause.”
On May 28, 2019, the Fulton City Council unanimously approved the Collective Bargaining Agreement with the Local. The Mayor signed the Collective Bargaining Agreement and Settlement Agreement on May 30, 2019 and the Local ratified the Contract.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago Region misclassified two GS-11-809 Construction Control Representatives as FLSA Exempt, denying them true time and one half overtime.