Chambers USA recently announced its 2021 law firm selections, ranking Outten & Golden LLP atop the longstanding Plaintiffs Labor & Employment category and the newly created Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation (Executive Representation) category for New York.
It's not easy representing workers in their disputes with large, powerful employers in wage and hour cases, but Outten & Golden LLP partner Justin Swartz has forged a successful career in this contentious practice area out of a drive that dates back to his early years growing up in a transitional Pittsburgh.
A workers' rights nonprofit can receive the leftovers of a $5.25 million settlement that resolved a wage and hour lawsuit from waitstaff at Mario Batali's New York City restaurants, a federal magistrate judge has ruled, rejecting the celebrity chef's argument that the organization was ineligible because it previously worked with class counsel.
Outten & Golden LLP– the premier law firm representing employees, executives, and partners in employment litigation, transactional matters, and class actions – has again been named to the annual editions of Best Lawyers® and Best Law Firms.
Outten & Golden LLP, a premier law firm focused exclusively on representing employees, is pleased to announce that 23 attorneys from the firm's New York, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C., offices have been named to the 2020 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars list. All of the honorees have been previously selected.
Outten & Golden LLP – the nation's premier employment law firm representing employees, executives, partners, and professionals – announces that 19 of its attorneys have been included in three Lawdragon lawyer guides for 2020.
The Labor Department has finalized a regulation to give employers more flexibility and legal clarity by allowing them to incorporate bonuses when using an alternate method to calculate overtime pay for workers with irregular schedules.
Former field organizers for Michael Bloomberg’s campaign have filed two proposed class-action lawsuits in federal court in New York City, making the case that the staffers were terminated after being promised jobs and benefits through November.
At the time, and for the weeks before that announcement, the mayor [Bloomberg] and his campaign staff promised they would keep much of their campaign staff on board to support the eventual Democratic nominee.
A new Trump administration regulation making it harder for workers to sue multiple employers for wage violations is already generating significant questions about how much sway it will have on federal courts.
The Labor Department said the rule will decrease the risk of court battles for some businesses, like franchisers and those who use contracted labor. The regulation narrows the circumstances in which two or more companies can be “joint employers” who share legal liability for paying employees minimum wages and overtime.