Deceptive Trade Practice

Investigation of Violations of the Fair Workweek Law in U.S. Cities

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Chipotle, and other restaurants and retailers, for violations to the Fair Workweek Law which protects employees from unpredictable schedules. Employees of various restaurants and retail stores report that erratic work schedules are common, which disallows them from planning their lives. With last minute shift notice and sometimes too […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

Investigation of No-Poach Policies in Major DMV Industries

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating large businesses and consulting firms in the DC, Maryland, and Virginia areas (“DMV”) who have been accused or suspected of implementing no-poach policies in order to illegally retain upper-level employees. These policies have been reported in a variety of industries including healthcare, government contracting, defense contracting, technology, pharmaceuticals, […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

Investigation of Failure to Reimburse Expenses for Delivery Drivers

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating various employers of delivery drivers particularly for pizza delivery, but also of other food and material goods for failure to reimburse their drivers’ expenses associated with use of personal vehicles. Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) employers must reimburse their drivers for expenses incurred by use of […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

Au Pair State Minimum Wage Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating various au pair agencies which may have systematically underpaid their employees. Au pair agencies typically hire overseas individuals aged 18-26 to enter the United States on a temporary visa in order to provide American families with childcare and other household chores. Foreign au pairs are often paid a […]

Settlements

Seven Point Energy Reaches Preliminary Settlement

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The parties have reached a class action settlement in Crigler v. Seven Point Energy Services, Inc., Case No.: 19-cv-00604-MJH (W.D.Pa.), over allegations that Defendant failed to properly pay Plaintiff  and all similarly situated employees overtime wages for hours worked over 40 hours per workweek in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”), the Pennsylvania […]

Labor Protection

D.C. Paid Sick Leave

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The arrival of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Washington D.C. raises many questions for workers throughout the District, including about taking leave. D.C. workers should know their rights. The District of Columbia Accrued Safe and Sick Leave Act (ASSLA) requires employers to provide D.C. workers paid time off when dealing with medical and other related conditions. […]