Workers in the
War on Wage Theft
In recent years, the Marlborough Law Firm has obtained substantial settlements totaling more than $20,000,00 for our clients in employment class action and consumer class action cases.
In re Doria/Memon Discount Stores Wage and Hour Litigation (S.D.N.Y., 14-cv-7990). The Marlborough Law Firm represented a certified class of discount store workers in a lawsuit for unpaid minimum wage and overtime, and for workplace retaliation. In that case, we obtained an $11,000,000 settlement on the eve of trial. The settlement was approved in 2020.
Vargas v. Call-A-Head Corp. (S.D.N.Y., 2015-cv-05101). We represented a certified class of more than 1,200 portable toilet service technicians in an employment class action case for unpaid overtime. The case included allegations of time shaving and unlawful pay deductions. The court approved a $7,200,000 settlement of the case in 2020.
Ferrari v. NFL (Erie Cty. Sup. Ct., 804125/2014). In another employment class action, along with our co-counsel, we represented a certified class of NFL cheerleaders misclassified as independent contractors in an action for unpaid wages against the Buffalo Bills, the National Football League and other defendants. After determining that the cheerleaders were misclassified, the court approved a settlement valued at more than $875,000 in 2022.
Nii-moi v. Linden B.C., Inc. (Superior Court, Union Cty, NJ, UNN-L4344-15). We represented a certified class of automotive parts delivery drivers in an employment class action concerning the misclassification of employees as independent contractors. The court approved a $600,000 settlement of the case in 2019.