Workers in the
War on Wage Theft
In re Doria/Memon Discount Stores Wage and Hour Litigation (S.D.N.Y., 14-cv-7990) We represented a certified class of discount store workers in an action for unpaid minimum wage and overtime, and for workplace retaliation. An $11,000,000 settlement was reached 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 action for unpaid overtime. The case included allegations of time shaving, and unlawful pay deductions. A $7,200,000 settlement was approved in 2020.
Ferrari v. NFL (Erie Cty. Sup. Ct., 804125/2014). 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 action concerning the misclassification of employees as independent contractors. The court approved a $600,000 settlement of the case in 2019.