A recent report in the New York Times uncovered rampant wage theft and numerous work hazards in the nail salon industry. The report says that the industry flies under the radar of wage departments and other enforcement agencies, causing the low-wage workers to pay the brutal price. In New York ... Read More »
On May 20, 2015, a group of janitors working at Macy’s and Herberger’s stores in Minnesota filed a class action lawsuit accusing their employer of shortchanging their wages.
The lawsuit, which was filed this morning in Minnesota federal district court by attorneys at Nichols Kaster, PLLP, ... Read More »
Nichols Kaster attorney Paul J. Lukas was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article regarding whether workers should get overtime pay for checking company-issued smartphones. To read the article click here.
On May 6, 2015, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that 11 of its 53 offices will begin a pilot program “ACT Digital.” ACT Digital is the first step in the EEOC’s efforts to transition to a digital charge system whereby the parties to a charge and the EEOC will be ... Read More »
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