Ex-Server Says Miami Seafood Restaurant Steals Tips
A Miami seafood restaurant steals its waitstaff's tips and requires them to perform excess un-tipped work without adequate compensation, a worker alleged in a proposed class and collective action filed Monday in Florida federal court.
Worker Says Florida Burger Joint Pooled Tips with Bosses
A drag-themed hamburger franchise in Florida illegally pooled tips and paid employees a sub-minimum wage for non-service work, according to a worker's potential class and collective action filed in federal court.
Are you getting paid? Wage theft not uncommon in South Florida.
USA Employment Lawyers' owner, Jordan Richards, Esq., and Josh Windheim, a client who served as class-action representative, were featured in a CBS News Miami Investigations story. According to CBS News Investigations, "Wage theft costs Americans more than any other type of theft each year." Click the "read more" button to watch the video or read the transcript of the story.
Fla. Gas Stations Settle Cashier's Overtime Suit
A former cashier's proposed collective action accusing three gas stations of flouting overtime obligations was dismissed from Florida federal court Monday,two days after the stations reached a settlement with the worker.
Worker Says FedEx Contractor Shorted OT Through Fixed Pay
A FedEx contractor withheld overtime premium pay from drivers by only paying them a fixed amount of hours each day even though they clocked well over 40 hours a week, an ex-employee alleged in a proposed collective action filed in Florida federal court.
Ex-Server Hits Fla. Beachside Grill With Tip Theft Suit
A Fort Lauderdale beachside bar and grill illegally siphons more than a third of all customer tips away from its servers and bartenders, a waiter has alleged in a complaint filed in Florida federal court.
Ex-Server Wants Collective Cert. In Fla. Tip Theft Suit
A waiter and bartender told a Florida federal court that his suit against a beachside Fort Lauderdale restaurant should proceed as a collective action, arguing that he has enough evidence that his former employer imposed companywide policies to siphon tips away from workers and underpay for overtime.
Fla. Gas Stations Refused To Pay OT, Worker Says
Management at a group of gas stations refused to pay workers overtime and mocked an employee who asked about the time-and-a-half pay that was promised to them, according to a proposed collective action filed in Florida federal court.
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