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

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 […]

Wage Theft

Assistant Manager Misclassification Class Action Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is investigating employers who classify assistant managers as exempt from overtime laws when the assistant managers primarily perform duties similar to those of hourly employees. To save money, employers will sometimes label employees as “managers,” pay them a salary and make them work long hours, without overtime pay. Just because a […]

Wage Theft

Unpaid Overtime Investigation for IT Workers, Including Computer Programmers, Systems Analysts, System Administrators, and Software Engineers

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If you work long hours as an IT employee in Washington D.C., you may be owed a significant amount in overtime pay. Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating employers in Washington D.C. who fail to pay computer programmers, systems analysts, system administrators, software engineers, and similar employees time and a half for the hours […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

Aveda Institute Deceptive Marketing and Unpaid Wages Investigation

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Migliaccio and Rathod LLP is investigating claims involving the Aveda Institute’s deceptive marketing to prospective cosmetology students and failure to pay student employees for unpaid labor performed in its salons across the country, including in Washington D.C.  Enrollees report that they were told by program representatives that the Aveda Institute is the “Harvard of Hair.”  […]