Lawsuit Filed Against Hickory Tavern Over Wage Payment

Former Hickory Tavern Server Files Wage Payment Lawsuit Against Restaurant Chain A former server at Hickory Tavern, a North Carolina based restaurant chain, has filed a lawsuit claiming that the company paid her and hundreds of others $2.13 per hour but required them to perform work unrelated to waiting tables, for which they should have received … [Read more...]

Former Bucks Cheerleader Sues for Unpaid Wages

Former Milwaukee Bucks Cheerleader Files Wage Payment Lawsuit A former Milwaukee Bucks cheerleader has officially filed a wage payment  lawsuit against the team. While many NBA stars and coaches earn millions of dollars, the former cheerleader says that, with all her working hours and personal expenses, she and her fellow cheerleaders earned less … [Read more...]

$10 Million in Backpay for Wage Violations Awarded to Dancers

Court Orders $10 Million in Backpay for Wage Violations A group of exotic dancers who used to work for a New York City strip club called Rick’s Cabaret filed a class action lawsuit against the club alleging that the owners committed  wage violations by failing to pay according to the Fair Labor Standards Act. Now, before the wage violation … [Read more...]

Strippers Sue Clubs for Minimum Wage Violations

Columbia-Area Strippers Sue Clubs for Federal Minimum Wage Violations A group of strippers in the Columbia area are suing several South Carolina night clubs because they were not paid according to federal minimum wage standards. The lawsuit, which was filed in a federal court in South Carolina earlier in 2014, accuses strip clubs in Columbia and … [Read more...]

Cincinnati Bengals Cheerleader Sues Team for Wage Discrimination

Cheerleader with Cincinnati Ben-Gals Squad Sues Bengals for Wage Discrimination A cheerleader for the Cincinnati Bengals, on a squad called the Ben-Gals, has filed a lawsuit against the team due to wage discrimination. On Tuesday, February 11th, Alexa Brenneman filed a wage discrimination lawsuit because the team violated federal and state … [Read more...]

South Carolina Workers Protected Under the Wage Payment Act and FLSA

Many employees are unaware and are often abused with regards to the application of the Fair Labor and Standards Act and the South Carolina Wage Payment Act. According to the Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor, for the year 2003 alone, over $212 million in back wages were paid due to violations of the overtime laws. Aside from the … [Read more...]

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