Wage Theft

Waste Pro Lawsuit

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Migliaccio & Rathod, along with co-counsel, currently represents a group of Waste Pro Helpers in a case pending in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida captioned Thomas et. al. v Waste Pro USA et. ano., Case No. 8:17-cv-02254. The case concerns alleged wage violations experienced by Helpers employed by Waste Pro […]

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Denny’s Restaurant Managers Misclassification Class Action Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is investigating Denny’s restaurants for misclassifying assistant managers to exempt them from overtime pay. Misclassification occurs when an employee with the job title of “Restaurant Manager,” “Assistant Manager,” “Shift Manager,” “Culinary Manager,” “Department Manager,” or another variation of that name spends most of their time doing the same work as those […]

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Fair Labor Standards Act in the Federal Workplace

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The Fair Labor Standards Act establishes the guidelines for minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping, and youth employment standards for employees in the private sector and in Federal, State, and local governments. In the private sector, the profit motive provides a strong incentive for wage theft. While the public sector does not share the same profit […]

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Trinity IHOP Owes Servers Pay, Federal Class Action Alleges

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UPDATE: Federal Judge Approves Collective Action Settlement Trinity IHOP Owes Servers Pay, Federal Class Action Alleges Migliaccio & Rathod LLP currently represents a former IHOP server who worked at Trinity Restaurant Group in a federal court lawsuit that alleges Trinity forced servers to attend unpaid mandatory meetings and also to spend a large amount of […]

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Mastro’s Owes Servers Pay, Federal Class Action Alleges

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP currently represents a former Mastro’s server in a federal court lawsuit that alleges Mastro’s forced servers to pay into an illegal tip-pooling arrangement. The lawsuit alleges that Mastro’s required servers to place close to half of their tips into a “tip pool” that was shared with other employees who did not […]

Wage Theft

Assistant Manager Misclassification Class Action Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is investigating employers who classify assistant managers as exempt from overtime laws when the assistant managers primarily perform duties similar to those of hourly employees. To save money, employers will sometimes label employees as “managers,” pay them a salary and make them work long hours, without overtime pay. Just because a […]

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Unpaid Overtime Investigation for IT Workers, Including Computer Programmers, Systems Analysts, System Administrators, and Software Engineers

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If you work long hours as an IT employee in Washington D.C., you may be owed a significant amount in overtime pay. Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating employers in Washington D.C. who fail to pay computer programmers, systems analysts, system administrators, software engineers, and similar employees time and a half for the hours […]

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Aveda Institute Deceptive Marketing and Unpaid Wages Investigation

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Update (10/9/2019): This Investigation is Now Closed and We Are No Longer Pursuing Action. Migliaccio and Rathod LLP is investigating claims involving the Aveda Institute’s deceptive marketing to prospective cosmetology students and failure to pay student employees for unpaid labor performed in its salons across the country, including in Washington D.C.  Enrollees report that they […]