Settlements

Final Approval Granted on $100,000 Seven Point Energy Settlement

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On September 2, 2020, the Hon. Marilyn J. Horan granted final approval of a $100,0000 wage theft class action settlement in Crigler v. Seven Point Energy Services, Inc., Case No. 2:19-cv-00604-MJH (W.D.Pa.). The case involved allegations that Seven Point Energy (the defendant) failed to properly pay William Crigler (the plaintiff) and other hourly oil and […]

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 […]

Wage Theft

Denny’s Wage Theft Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Denny’s for forcing servers to spend a large amount of their time on non-tipped earning side work, such as cleaning and replenishing the salad bar, coffee station, or soda station; stocking condiments; putting silverware out; and general cleaning both during and after their shifts. Servers who have been […]

Wage Theft

Are You a Server at IHOP? You May Be Owed Unpaid Wages.

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating IHOP restaurants across the country for illegal wage theft practices that violate state and federal minimum wage laws. These practices include making servers responsible for non-tip earning side work such as cleaning, mopping, rolling silverware, and filling condiments, among other tasks. IHOP servers have also reported being forced […]

Wage Theft

Mid South Waffles Wage Theft Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP currently represents a former server of Waffle House who worked for the Mid South Waffles franchise owner. Mid South Waffles allegedly pays its servers a sub-minimum wage of $1.20 an hour, while also requiring them to perform non-tipped side work, like sweeping and mopping the floors, washing the walls and windows, […]

Wage Theft

Digital Time Recording Wage Theft Investigation

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If your place of business uses a digital time tracking system to record your hours, it’s possible that you are losing wages. This practice is called wage theft and some workers affected work in healthcare, work as drivers, work in food service, or work in factories. A report out of the Economic Policy Institute estimated […]

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 […]