Labor Protection

D.C. Paid Sick Leave

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The arrival of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Washington D.C. raises many questions for workers throughout the District, including about taking leave. D.C. workers should know their rights. The District of Columbia Accrued Safe and Sick Leave Act (ASSLA) requires employers to provide D.C. workers paid time off when dealing with medical and other related conditions. […]

Labor Protection

Fast Food Child Labor Violations Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating fast food chains for working minors long and late hours, in violation of child labor laws. An investigation by the Massachusetts state attorney general found Wendy’s restaurants in the state to have committed over 2,100 child labor laws including: 1) minors working later than the law allows; and […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

GWU Employee Retirement Income Security Act Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating George Washington University for failing to carry out its fiduciary duty to its past and present employees who were or are enrolled in the university’s retirement plans. Workers allege that the three companies granted complete control over GWU’s retirement plans, the Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America […]

Wage Theft

Denny’s Wage Theft Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Denny’s for forcing servers to spend a large amount of their time on non-tipped earning side work, such as cleaning and replenishing the salad bar, coffee station, or soda station; stocking condiments; putting silverware out; and general cleaning both during and after their shifts. Servers who have been […]

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 […]