Wage Theft

Violations of Minimum Wage for Servers

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Restaurant servers are frequently victims of wage theft. Federal law, as well as most states’ laws, allow servers to earn a tipped minimum wage that is lower than the standard minimum wage, only if they make up the difference in tips. In Washington D.C., for example, restaurants only have to pay servers $5.05 an hour, […]

Wage Theft

Investigation of Underpaid Meal and Rest Breaks in California

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Migliaccio & Rathod is investigating various California employers for failure to properly compensate employees for meal and rest breaks. The California Supreme Court recently released a ruling through which they established that meal and rest break premiums are to be paid at the regular rate, not the hourly rate of pay. This ruling, they elaborated, […]

Wage Theft

Investigation of Unpaid Pre-Shift or Post-Shift Work for Pennsylvania Workers

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating employers who fail to compensate Pennsylvania hourly employees for time spent completing required activities before and/or after shifts. Companies frequently require their hourly employees, including warehouse workers, call center workers, construction workers, and oil field workers to complete activities that systematically go unpaid. This time is often excluded […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

Investigation of Failure to Include Site Allowances, Stage Bonuses, Shift Differentials, COVID pay, and Other Extra Pay in Overtime

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Do you work in construction, oil and gas, or healthcare and have extra pay on top of your normal hourly wages? If so, your employer may be miscalculating your overtime and you could be owed money. Migliaccio & Rathod is investigating various employers for failure to properly calculate overtime rates when providing guaranteed bonuses. Employers […]

Labor Protection

D.C. Worker Misclassification Investigation

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Does Your Employer Call You an “Independent Contractor” and Not Give You Overtime, Minimum Wage, and Paid Sick Leave? You May Be Misclassified and Owed a Lot of Money [Leer en español] Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating reports of widespread worker misclassification in the District of Columbia. A form of wage theft, worker […]

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 […]