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PRNewwire—Outten & Golden LLP

On March 24, 2016, Outten & Golden LLP held its Seventh Annual Public Interest Award Ceremony in honor of the New York Communities for Change Worker's Rights program. New York Communities for Change ("NYCC") received the award in honor of its grassroots advocacy for living wages for workers in New York and beyond.

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Penny Pritzker, the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Commerce, has entered into a landmark class action settlement with African American and Latino plaintiffs whose applications for more than a million temporary jobs for the 2010 decennial census were rejected by the Census Bureau’s flawed screening process and an often inaccurate and incomplete FBI arrest and convictions database to pass over job applicants who may have been fully qualified for the jobs, Outten & Golden LLP and co-counsel said today.

PRNewswire—Outten & Golden LLP

Darnley D. Stewart, who has been at the forefront of plaintiff employment litigation for more than 15 years and is a former president of NELA/New York, is now a partner in the New York office of Outten & Golden LLP.

PRNewswire—Outten & Golden LLP

A New York state court ruled that the parent companies of three major job search websites will stay as defendants in a class action lawsuit alleging that employers use them to illegally post job listings in New York City with blanket bans on applicants with felony convictions, Outten & Golden LLP and co-counsel said today.

PRNewswire—Outten & Golden LLP

A new federal class action lawsuit accuses retail giant Target Corp. of violating employment laws by failing to pay overtime compensation to group leaders in the company’s warehouses, according to the law firms of Outten & Golden LLP and Louis Ginsberg Law Offices, P.C.

PRNewswire—Outten & Golden LLP

Outten & Golden LLP partners Wayne N. Outten, Adam T. Klein and Wendi S. Lazar have been named to the Lawdragon™ 500 list of the top 500 lawyers in the United States.