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2009 General News

December

Workers sue PPG for unpaid OT to stock Lowe's

  • By: The Associated Press
  • 12/31/2009
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Pa. Supreme Court rules against gov on layoffs

  • By: The Washington Post
  • 12/29/2009
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Redskins Workers Fight For Their Right to Rights

  • By: Washington City Paper
  • 12/29/2009
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Agriculture child labor regulations online

  • By: The Fort Morgan Times
  • 12/28/2009
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Jason Zink and the tip pooling lawsuit

Lawsuit alleges abuses at Golden Era

  • By: The Valley Chronicle
  • 12/18/2009
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Judge rules furloughs illegal for prison guards

  • By: The Los Angeles Times
  • 12/17/2009
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As wage theft rises, states and cities crack down

  • By: The Associated Press
  • 12/17/2009
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Work Visa Program Is Rife With Problems

  • By: The Kansas City Star
  • 12/14/2009
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DOL Recovers More than $1.7 Million for SSM Health Care Workers

  • By: Occupational Health & Safety Online
  • 12/10/2009
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Walmart warehouse workers charge wage theft

  • By: Community Media Workshop
  • 12/09/2009
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Security workers could get back pay

  • By: The Washington Post
  • 12/08/2009
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U.S. Labor investigates Atlas

Solis Taking DOL Agenda Online in Web Chat

  • By: Occupational Health & Safety Online
  • 12/05/2009
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BCS facing second employee lawsuit

Costco Legal Advice Is Privileged, Court Rules

  • By: Courthouse News Service
  • 12/02/2009
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Supervisors vote to comply on wages

November

Group protests outside Dearborn restaurant

  • By: Heritage Newspapers
  • 11/24/2009
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Criminal charges rare in cases like Atalissa

  • By: The Des Moines Register
  • 11/23/2009
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Bill aims to help workers due pay

  • By: The Columbus DIspatch
  • 11/20/2009
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Employee fleecings ignored

New Initiative to Address Labor Needs

  • By: Georgetown University
  • 11/11/2009
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County works to fix wage violations

200 AT&T workers can join lawsuit

  • By: New Haven Register
  • 11/07/2009
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Workers grateful for back pay

  • By: Burlington Free Press
  • 11/01/2009
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State sends prosecutor its findings on Atalissa

  • By: Des Moines Register
  • 11/01/2009
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October

Protecting Day Laborers

  • By: San Fernando Valley Sun
  • 10/28/2009
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DC Day Laborers Step Up Efforts to Stop Wage Theft

  • By: Jobs With Justice Blog
  • 10/26/2009
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A labor of love - and low pay

Forgotten Corners of the Economy

  • By: The American Prospect
  • 10/21/2009
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Golden Banana dancers sue

Corporate attorneys see more litigation on the horizon

  • By: San Antonio Business Journal
  • 10/15/2009
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The GOP vs. Labor Law

  • By: The Wall Street Journal
  • 10/14/2009
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Domestic workers vulnerable to exploitation

  • By: The San Francisco Chronicle
  • 10/14/2009
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300 Allege Forced Labor in South

  • By: Courthouse News Service
  • 10/12/2009
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Trial to Begin on Illegal Workers

  • By: The New York Times
  • 10/12/2009
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Tomato Pickers Harvest Labor Justice in Florida

  • By: The Colorlines Blog
  • 10/08/2009
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NYer tapped for D.C. labor post hits wall

  • By: Crain's New York Business
  • 10/05/2009
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InkStop Closes All Stores, Workers Stunned

September

Restaurants cited for child labor violations

  • By: The Topeka-Capital Journal
  • 09/15/2009
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US: Adopt Stronger Laws for Child Farmworkers

  • By: Human Rights Watch
  • 09/15/2009
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Theft Charges for Ex-Owner of Factory

  • By: The New York Times
  • 09/10/2009
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The New Domestic Order

Wage theft skewered at Labor Day picnic

  • By: The Ithaca Journal
  • 09/07/2009
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Biggest hospitals in Mass. face labor suits

Employees sue Viable over wages

What Workers Face This Labor Day

  • By: The Cherry Creek News
  • 09/04/2009
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August

Former Workers at South Portland Restaurant Allege Labor Violations

  • By: Maine Public Broadcasting Network
  • 08/31/2009
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New Orleans: A Day's Work Doesn't Mean A Day's Pay

  • By: National Public Radio
  • 08/28/2009
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Wage-theft reports on the rise

Delaware Stands Up for Misclassified Workers

  • By: Progressive States Network
  • 08/27/2009
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Cintas reaches settlement in lawsuit

  • By: Business Courier of Cincinnati
  • 08/20/2009
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Area business ordered to repay more than $300K

  • By: Prattville Progress
  • 08/19/2009
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Labor Department to Tighten Scrutiny

  • By: The Wall Street Journal
  • 08/19/2009
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UPS sued for $100M in OT pay

  • By: Business First of Louisville
  • 08/19/2009
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Ex-Castaways workers cleared to sue managers

  • By: Las Vegas Business Press
  • 08/14/2009
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Union sues county for $8M in overtime

  • By: East Valley Phoenix Tribune
  • 08/11/2009
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A Boom in ‘Overtime’ Lawsuits? Blame Technology

  • By: The Wall Street Journal
  • 08/10/2009
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“Honorable Wage for Honorable Work!”

  • By: New Orleans Workers’ Center for Racial Justice
  • 08/06/2009
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Nail salon company faces suit over pay

State workers protest payless paydays

  • By: Pittsburg Tribune-Review
  • 08/01/2009
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July

PG&E workers get $17.25 million in OT case

  • By: The San Jose Mercury News
  • 07/31/2009
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Ag overtime law fuzzy around edges

East Texas woman sues Wal-Mart over unpaid overtime

  • By: The Southeast Texas Record
  • 07/30/2009
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Labor steps up fight against wage violations

  • By: The Houston Chronicle
  • 07/29/2009
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Fielkow proposal would make wage theft a crime

  • By: New Orleans City Business
  • 07/20/2009
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Zumiez settles CA suit for 1.3 M

  • By: Puget Sound Business Journal
  • 07/16/2009
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Wal-Mart settlement rejected

Lawsuit says tip policy at Wynn violates federal rules

  • By: Las Vegas Review-Journal
  • 07/11/2009
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Fair Pay for Caregivers

  • By: The New York Times
  • 07/09/2009
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Raymour & Flanigan drivers get $2 million for OT

  • By: Press of Atlantic City (NJ)
  • 07/08/2009
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Lawsuit accuses Svoboda, lawn business of breaking labor laws

  • By: Lincoln (Nebraska) Journal Star
  • 07/01/2009
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June

Car Wash Chain to Pay $3.4 Million in Back Wages

  • By: New York Times City Blog
  • 06/30/2009
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CA May Be Forced to Issue IOU's

  • By: The New York Times
  • 06/25/2009
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Latino Union of Chicago

Blind to the plight of domestic workers

  • By: Albany Times-Union
  • 06/19/2009
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Austin construction workers face dangers, low pay

  • By: Austin American-Statesman
  • 06/17/2009
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Labor group targets another upscale eatery

  • By: Crain's New York Business
  • 06/16/2009
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Editorial: The Rights of Domestic Workers

  • By: The New York Times
  • 06/15/2009
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Sonia Sotomayor’s District Court Decisions Dealing with the Fair Labor Standards Act

  • By: The Word on Employment Law with John Phillips
  • 06/10/2009
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City contractor is charged with wage theft

  • By: The New York Times
  • 06/04/2009
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May

Former APAC employees sue call center

Car Wash Worker Law Heads to Assembly Floor

  • By: California Chronicle
  • 05/30/2009
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Businesses Opting For Unpaid Summer Interns

Car wash workers settle wages suit

More workers aren't getting paid

  • By: Austin (TX) American-Statesman
  • 05/18/2009
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Furloughs may lead to lawsuits

  • By: National Law Journal
  • 05/18/2009
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70% of employees work overtime, skip lunch

  • By: Birmingham (AL) Business Journal
  • 05/15/2009
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Former waiter sues restaurant in Cincinnati

  • By: Business Courier of Cincinnati
  • 05/12/2009
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Day Laborers on Long Island, Left at the Curb

  • By: The New York Times
  • 05/11/2009
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Unpaid workers find legal support

  • By: Yakima Herald (WA)
  • 05/07/2009
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NC Labor Department: We Can't Compel Them to Pay

  • By: Digtriad.com, Winston-Salem, NC
  • 05/05/2009
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Starbucks Store Managers Yell Unfair

  • By: LawyersandSettlements.com
  • 05/03/2009
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Drivers: Bus company shorted us

Aerotek lawsuit settled

  • By: Martinsburg, WV Journal-News
  • 05/01/2009
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March

January

Senator Kennedy Approves Solis

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