Wage Theft

Are You a Server at IHOP? You May Be Owed Unpaid Wages.

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating IHOP restaurants across the country for illegal wage theft practices that violate state and federal minimum wage laws. These practices include making servers responsible for non-tip earning side work such as cleaning, mopping, rolling silverware, and filling condiments, among other tasks. IHOP servers have also reported being forced […]

Wage Theft

Mid South Waffles Wage Theft Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP currently represents a former server of Waffle House who worked for the Mid South Waffles franchise owner. Mid South Waffles allegedly pays its servers a sub-minimum wage of $1.20 an hour, while also requiring them to perform non-tipped side work, like sweeping and mopping the floors, washing the walls and windows, […]

Wage Theft

Digital Time Recording Wage Theft Investigation

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If your place of business uses a digital time tracking system to record your hours, it’s possible that you are losing wages. This practice is called wage theft and some workers affected work in healthcare, work as drivers, work in food service, or work in factories. A report out of the Economic Policy Institute estimated […]

Wage Theft

Waste Pro Lawsuit

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Migliaccio & Rathod, along with co-counsel, currently represents a group of Waste Pro Helpers in a case pending in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida captioned Thomas et. al. v Waste Pro USA et. ano., Case No. 8:17-cv-02254. The case concerns alleged wage violations experienced by Helpers employed by Waste Pro […]

Wage Theft

Denny’s Restaurant Managers Misclassification Class Action Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is investigating Denny’s restaurants for misclassifying assistant managers to exempt them from overtime pay. Misclassification occurs when an employee with the job title of “Restaurant Manager,” “Assistant Manager,” “Shift Manager,” “Culinary Manager,” “Department Manager,” or another variation of that name spends most of their time doing the same work as those […]

Wage Theft

Fair Labor Standards Act in the Federal Workplace

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The Fair Labor Standards Act establishes the guidelines for minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping, and youth employment standards for employees in the private sector and in Federal, State, and local governments. In the private sector, the profit motive provides a strong incentive for wage theft. While the public sector does not share the same profit […]

Wage Theft

Mastro’s Owes Servers Pay, Federal Class Action Alleges

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP currently represents a former Mastro’s server in a federal court lawsuit that alleges Mastro’s forced servers to pay into an illegal tip-pooling arrangement. The lawsuit alleges that Mastro’s required servers to place close to half of their tips into a “tip pool” that was shared with other employees who did not […]