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Practice Area ; Workers' Rights

Perez v. Lantern Light

DirecTV was sued by the U.S. Department of Labor for failing to pay overtime wages to its TV installers, in violation of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).  DirecTV had tried to avoid paying overtime wages to its workers by “subcontracting” its installation services…

Oliveira v. New Prime, Inc.

The story is becoming ever more common in the trucking industry: A large trucking company advertises something like “Become a trucker! Make a solid middle-class income!” And workers looking for decent jobs take the company up on its offer. They learn to drive a truck,…