Posts Tagged ‘schneiderman’

May
2016
27

Domino’s Fall: In Lawsuit, NY AG Slaps “Joint Employer” Tag on Pizza Giant for Systematic Wage Theft

Domino's Fall: In Lawsuit, NY AG Slaps
  The Office of New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has announced a lawsuit holding Domino’s Pizza liable for, among other things, being part of a systematic wage theft scheme which resulted in workers being underpaid in ten of its New York City stores.  The case is along similar lines as the potentially precedent-altering...
Nov
2015
17

21 Attorneys General to File Brief Supporting Unions in Massive SCOTUS Case

21 Attorneys General to File Brief Supporting Unions in Massive SCOTUS Case
  As the Supreme Court prepares to hear its most important organized labor case of the year, Friedrichs vs. California Teachers Association, a group of 21 state Attorneys General have announced a plan to officially support the labor union side.  Among those taking the lead in the effort to file a brief in the case [&hellip...
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Apr
2015
9

NY AG Unearths $1,000,000 in Stolen Construction Wages; Jail Time Pursued for Contractors

NY AG Unearths $1,000,000 in Stolen Construction Wages; Jail Time Pursued for Contractors
  Five construction contractors who performed work on public works projects in New York City have been arrested for wage theft after an investigation by the Attorney General’s office found stolen wages totaling more than $1 million.  The arrests come as part of a long-running investigation into wage theft on public works projects.   Three...
Feb
2014
28

NY AG Cracks Whip on Another Unscrupulous Contractor, $115,000 in Back Wages Paid Out

  The office of New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has announced the guilty pleas of Universal Steel Fabricators, Inc. and its owners on charges they failed to pay the prevailing wage on a publicly-funded project. In addition, they falsified payrolls.   The company will pay six of its workers $115,000 in back wages and [&hellip...
Oct
2013
7

NY AG Schneiderman Dons Capitalist Cape, Will Sue Wells Fargo Over Foreclosure Settlement Abuses

NY AG Schneiderman Dons Capitalist Cape, Will Sue Wells Fargo Over Foreclosure Settlement Abuses
  New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is bringing forward a lawsuit against Wells Fargo which claims the nation’s largest home lender flouted the terms of its multibillion dollar settlement aimed at stopping foreclosure abuses.  The lawsuit aims to force compliance with the principles agreed upon in the settlement.  It would...