If you’ve been the victim of wage and hour law violations at your workplace, it’s entirely possible you are not alone. Your employer may be treating everyone at your company the same way, breaking the law for each of them in the same way. When a party has injured many plaintiffs in the same way, our legal system has something called a “class action” in which all plaintiffs can pursue the same cause of action.
Connecticut Wage and Hour Class Actions
At Hayber Law Firm, we represent multiple workers in class actions against a single employer who has violated state and federal wage and hour laws, usually by not paying employees overtime pay who should be paid overtime.
These cases are appropriate when there are a group of employees who are the victims of the same illegal employer policy, such as being illegally classified as “executives” when they are really just assistant managers who spend most of their day stocking shelves.
When we find that an employer has been consistently violating wage and hour laws for a class of employees, we begin the class action suit. At that point, employees who meet the same criteria can join the suit. For instance, Beth is a mortgage loan officer for Company A in New London. Our law firm finds that Company A has been violating Connecticut wage and hour laws for mortgage loan officers, and begins a class action in February. Beth finds out about the class action in May. She can still join in.
The following are a list of currently pending class actions that Hayber Law Firm is handling. If you work for one of these companies in the capacity described in the suit, you may seek to join in:
Mardi Gras Entertainment, Inc. Misclassification Lawsuit
Complaint Filed: September 29th, 2017
“Entertainers are suing Mardi Gras Entertainment, and its president, for charging a fee to work.”
Chicago Sam’s LLC Unpaid Wages Lawsuit
Complaint Filed: September 12th, 2017
“Servers are suing Chicago Sam’s for minimum wage violations. “
Edge Fitness Overtime Wage Lawsuit
Complaint Filed: September 15th, 2017
“Membership Advisors are suing Edge Fitness failure to pay overtime.”
Progressive Overtime Lawsuit
Complaint Filed: February 28th, 2017
“File Owners and Manage Repair Representatives are suing Progressive for failing to pay overtime.”
Complaint Filed: August 11th, 2017
Complaint Filed: February 15th, 2017
“Unpaid Wages Lawsuit”
Servers are suing Dakota of Rocky Hill for minimum wage violations.
Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Northern New England
Complaint Filed: February 22nd, 2017
“Racial Discrimination Lawsuit”
Employees belonging to minority racial groups are suing Coca-Cola of Nothern New England for discrimination.
Bank of America, N.A.
Complaint Filed: February 16th, 2017
“Call Center Wage Lawsuit”
Inbound specialists are suing Bank of America for failing to pay wages for time spent setting up computer systems before their shift.
Ruby Tuesday’s, Inc.
Complaint Filed: January 19, 2016
“Tip Credit Lawsuit”
Servers for Ruby Tuesday’s are suing for minimum wage violations.
A-1 Limousine, Inc.
Complaint Filed: January 29, 2016
“Limousine Driver Lawsuit”
Limousine Drivers at A-1 Limousine are suing for unpaid overtime wages.
Fairchester Snacks Corp. Misclassification Lawsuit
Complaint Filed: August 16, 2016
Decisive Communications, Inc.
Complaint Filed: June 3, 2016
“Unused Vacation Time Lawsuit”
Former employees of Decisive Communications, Inc. are suing for accrued vacation time that wasn’t paid to them at the time of their separation
General Nutrition Centers Inc.
Complaint Filed: September 29, 2014
“Store Managers & Assistant Store Managers”
Store Managers and Assistant Store Managers at General Nutrition Centers Inc. (GNC) are paid a salary but not paid any overtime wages when they work beyond 40 hours in a week.
Hoyt Livery, Inc.
Complaint Filed: October 18, 2013
“Limousine Driver Overtime Lawsuit”
Limousine Drivers at Hoyt Livery, Inc. are paid a salary but not paid any overtime wages when they work beyond 40 hours in a week.
Complaint Filed: December 5, 2016
“Franchisee’s Misclassification Lawsuit”
Franchisee’s for Jani-King, Inc. are suing for unlawful misclassification as independent contractors instead of as employees.