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2008 General News

December

Firefighters' Claims for OT May Reach $460,000

  • By: International Fire Fighting News
  • 12/11/2008
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Ike clean-up workers report wage theft

A Catastrophic Silence

Labor Dept. Accused of Straying From Enforcement

  • By: The Washington Post
  • 12/01/2008
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November

Quicksilver Express Courier to pay unpaid wages

  • By: Kansas City Business Journal
  • 11/25/2008
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CA High Court to decide break rules

Hospital employees sue over unpaid lunch time

  • By: Central New York Business Journal
  • 11/24/2008
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Wage theft ordinance moves forward

Red Robin workers awarded back pay for overtime

  • By: Anchorage Daily News
  • 11/17/2008
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Busboy's lawsuit grills Timberlake

EJC's Wage & Hour Class and Collective Action Victory

  • By: DC Employment Justice Center
  • 11/17/2008
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Software workers claim no exemption from overtime

  • By: Southeast Texas Record
  • 11/11/2008
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ADT buffeted on two fronts

  • By: Security Systems News
  • 11/11/2008
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Ninth Circuit allows overtime case against Oracle to proceed

  • By: Metropolitan News-Enterprise
  • 11/11/2008
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Meatpacker is fined nearly $10 million

  • By: The New York Times
  • 11/03/2008
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Atlanta cops about to collect $7.5 million city settlement

  • By: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
  • 11/03/2008
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Temps, in Name Alone

October

Banning Forced Overtime

  • By: Human Resource Executive Online
  • 10/30/2008
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Lawsuit seeks OT for bankers

It's the Fall of Saigon

With Economy, Day Laborer Jobs Dwindle

  • By: The New York Times
  • 10/21/2008
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Why You Should Work Less

FedEx drivers win $14.4 million in labor case

  • By: The Bakersfield Californian (AP)
  • 10/21/2008
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Supermarket Cheated Workers, State Says

Judge Dismisses Hotel's Suit Against Living Wage

  • By: Los Angeles Business Journal
  • 10/08/2008
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September

Suit charges overtime at Cemex

Big construction contractor sued over wages

Angola restaurant owes $40,000 in unpaid wages

  • By: Ft Wayne Journal-Gazette
  • 09/22/2008
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Migrant workers sue farm, grower over benefits

  • By: NE Mississippi Daily Journal
  • 09/22/2008
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Mandatory overtime hours included in average weekly wage

  • By: Illinois Workers Compensation
  • 09/22/2008
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Crew stuck as processor fails to pay

  • By: Dutch Harbor Fisherman
  • 09/15/2008
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DHH: Pay overtime for work during storm

  • By: The Advertiser.com
  • 09/15/2008
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Meatpacker may lose kosher certification

  • By: The New York Times
  • 09/11/2008
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CA Attorney General Cracks Down on Worker Abuses at Ports

  • By: California Attorney General
  • 09/08/2008
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Correction staff, county settle comp-time lawsuit

  • By: Poughkeepsie Journal
  • 09/08/2008
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Farmworkers exploited, even enslaved, in Florida

  • By: St Petersburg Times
  • 09/08/2008
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CHarter agrees to pay workers $28.5M in class-action suit

  • By: Capital Times (Madison, WI)
  • 09/04/2008
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Trainers defend their pay scales for workers

  • By: Albany Times Union
  • 09/02/2008
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FDR's secretary of labor fought for workers

  • By: Kennebec (Maine) Journal
  • 09/02/2008
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Journey to the eight-hour day

August

Apple sued for indentured servitude

Dark Meat

Ray of Hope -- Paid Sick Leave

  • By: Ventura County Star
  • 08/07/2008
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July

DOL Enforcement Questioned

  • By: Human Resource Executive Online
  • 07/31/2008
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Reining in Attorneys Fees in FLSA Litigation

Firms squeeze the workweek

  • By: Christian Science Monitor
  • 07/30/2008
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IL Home care company ignored wage law

  • By: Mt. Vernon Register-News
  • 07/30/2008
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Minimum wage hike: Who's getting it?

Government Funds Help Workers Recover Wages

  • By: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
  • 07/22/2008
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Minimum Wage Rises This Week

34 Ohio Charities to share $14 million cy pres funds

  • By: Cleveland Plain Dealer
  • 07/21/2008
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Minimum help for the neediest wage earners

  • By: St Petersburg Times
  • 07/21/2008
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Taking Work Home

  • By: TonganoxieMirror.com
  • 07/14/2008
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Verizon, subcontractor face suit on OT pay

Day Laborers Stiffed on Pay

June

Tell Doc you should get paid for drive time

Domestic Workers Unite!

Class action overtime lawsuit against trucking company

  • By: Bendich, Stobaugh & Strong
  • 06/12/2008
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Employer Liability: The Joints Are Jumpin'

  • By: GC California Magazine
  • 06/10/2008
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E-Z Supply Ordered to Pay IWWs $1 Million

May

500-Plus Workers Suing U.S. Steel

April

Should You Pay Your Student Intern?

March

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