I am pleased to report some of our recent successes in protecting New York's working men and women from unscrupulous employers who try to rob them, or intimidate them, of their legal wages and workplace rights:
We have a zero-tolerance approach to employers who refuse to pay the legal minimum wage, or who don't pay proper overtime wages, or who bully or take advantage in any way of New York's working men and women when it comes to wages, overtime, tipped wage credits for restaurant workers. I'm very proud and gratified to report our recent victories:
A working man or woman in New York who puts in an honest day's work expects and deserves an honest--and legal--day's pay. It's unforgiveable when employers fail--or outright refuse--to pay at least the legal minimum wage, or overtime, or who abuse break time and other workers' rights. We fight against this illegal and immoral behaviour, and we don't let our defendants off the hook until we have satisfaction for our clients.
Darren Rumack, our Partner in charge of fighting wage theft, unpaid overtime, and unpaid wages cases, has scored another success!
El robo de salarios es una forma de intimidación financiera, donde los empleadores sin escrúpulos que se preocupan más por sus carteras que sus trabajadores doblan la ley hasta que se rompe. Lo terrible es que este tipo de conducta ilegal rompe las espaldas de los trabajadores de Nueva York y las mujeres que luchan para poner un techo sobre sus cabezas y comida en la mesa.
In just a short period of time, our Partner, Darren Rumack, has settled several Wage & Hour cases against employers who refused to pay our clients a legal wage, and who refused to pay proper overtime, and who were guilty of other violations. The following names are changed for the privacy of our clients:
We are very proud to announce that Darren Rumack has been admitted to the Washington, D.C. bar. Darren has had great success representing our clients who have been victimized by unscrupulous employers who commit wage theft and other illegal workplace abuses. He has secured justice for our clients who have been paid less than the legal minimum wage, who have been cheated out of their overtime pay and proper lunch and dinner breaks, and whose employers have refused to pay them their earned wages.
John Mendoza* trabajó como detallista de automóviles en un taller en Queens. Aunque su jefe lo hizo trabajar seis días a la semana - y John era un trabajador excelente y diligente - el jefe de John le pagó con un salario por hora plana . Cuando John trabajó horas extras, su jefe negó pagarle a las horas extra legales. John no quería demandar a su jefe por su pago de horas extras que le correspondía; él esperaba que su jefe obedezca la ley de salarios y horas de Nueva York, y que un día le dé el tiempo extra ya contraída, y que su jefe page salarios adecuados en el futuro.