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D.C. Circuit: Labor Board Lacked Quorum In February 2012
Posted on 25 Jan 2013 by Bajeerah LaCava

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The District of Columbia U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Jan. 25 declined to enforce a National Labor Relations Board ruling that an employer violated the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) by refusing to reduce an... Read More

U.S. High Court Hears Oral Arguments In Dispute Over Taxing Severance Payments
Posted on 15 Jan 2014 by Bajeerah LaCava

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) Severance payments fall within the Federal Insurance Contributions Act’s (FICA) definition of wages and are taxable, Assistant to the Solicitor General Eric J. Feigin told the U.S. Supreme Court Jan. 14... Read More

Ex-Employees Sue Carlos Beltran's New York City Restaurant
Posted on 19 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - (AP) Two former employees of a restaurant co-owned by New York Mets right fielder Carlos Beltran say they were shortchanged on wages and tips. The two filed a federal class-action lawsuit Friday against the celebrity hangout Sofrito on East... Read More

Housekeeper Sues Indian Diplomat In New York City Over Wages
Posted on 23 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - (AP) A former housekeeper for the top diplomatic official at India's consulate in New York has filed a lawsuit saying he took her passport and intimidated her into a year of forced labor, where she was subjected to 105-hour workweeks for... Read More