Yesterday, October 15, 2015 New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman and U.S. Department of Labor announced that four Papa John’s Pizza franchisees would have to pay nearly half a million dollars in back wages and damages to more than 250 their workers. These are the conditions of four settlements with three current and one former Papa John’s franchisees, owners of nine restaurants in Queens, The Bronx, and Brooklyn. As a result of investigations and following settlement the four Papa John’s Pizza franchisees admitted that they had committed numerous violations of labor laws, including provisions on minimum wage, overtime, as well as some other basic rights. The violations were committed […]
About This Site
Immigration to the USA is usually a complicated and long process. Sometimes you will need an immigration attorney right from the very beginning in order to understand whether you are qualified and what your chances are. Your next step, when you are already here, would be to look for a job. This is also a painstaking process that may take months. You will dramatically increase your chances, if you get acquainted with some basics of the US immigration and employment law.
This site aims at helping you better understand major immigration and employment rules and trends in the USA and the State of New York.
- New York New $15 Fast-Food Minimum Wage
- How Reliable Are Pre-Employment Tests?
- Can Illegal Immigrants Be Legally Paid? – Hoffman Plastic Compounds, Inc. v. NLRB, 535 U.S. 137 (2002)
- Is Nepotism Always Illegal? – Kotch v. Board of River Port Pilot Commissioners, 330 U.S. 552 (1947)
- Patronage In Employment – Rutan v. Republican Party, 497 U.S. 62 (1990)