The Growing Issue of Wage Theft and What to Do if You’re a Victim

Wage theft continues to be a significant cause for concern across Pennsylvania and the greater Philadelphia region. In a previous article, “Wage Theft and The Philadelphia Restaurant Industry,” we discussed the substantial number of wage theft claims involving the restaurant industry and the impact wage theft can have on victim’s lives.  Our team would like […]

Could I Lose My Job If I File for Workers’ Comp?

In a 2021 report, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) found that an average of 2.8 out of 100 “full-time or full-time equivalent” American workers sustain workplace injuries every year. Considering that over 127 million people in the United States describe themselves as full-time employees, that means a sobering 380,000+ people are injured on […]

Wage Theft and The Philadelphia Restaurant Industry

According to a recent report released by the Sheller Center for Social Justice at Temple University Beasley School of Law, wage theft, which includes the failure to pay overtime, minimum wage violations, illegal deductions in pay, and much more, is a pervasive problem within Pennsylvania. It occurs in several industries which include, but are not […]

Recent News – Class Action/Fair Labor Standards Act

Last week, attorneys from Kalikhman & Rayz, LLC and Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national class action firm headquartered in New York, filed a class action against “Chickie’s and Pete’s” chain of restaurants for unlawfully skimming tips from their employees. As detailed in the complaint, the “Chickie’s and Pete’s” staff were required to make […]