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TransAm Truck Drivers Class Action Lawsuit

Class members who have opted in to this lawsuit for unpaid minimum wages must complete the linked questionnaire no later than August 15, 2016. If you worked as a “Leased Driver” for TransAm Trucking and you were classified as an independent contractor and leased a truck through TransAm Leasing, this lawsuit may affect your rights. [...]

$325,000 Settlement for School Employee

DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION: Our client was a long-serving employee of a public school district. She was physically attacked at work by a student and suffered severe physical and emotional injuries that then required counseling and intermittent leaves of absence. The school district eventually decided it would not continue to allow our client to miss work for [...]

$250,000 Settlement for Public Relations Department Employee

FLSA VIOLATION: Our client was wrongfully categorized as exempt from overtime wages even though she did not supervise employees and her duties were largely directed by her employer's CEO. We brought suit on her behalf for her past due overtime and her wrongful termination. After discovery the case was settled with payment to her in [...]

Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act

New Legislation: Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act Great news for women workers. On January 29, 2009, the President signed into law the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. The Act makes important changes in employment law. Click here to see the President sign this bill into law.