Cases & Investigations
Class action and collective action filed against The Brickman Group, Ltd., LLC on behalf of all supervisors, alleging The Brickman Group violated federal and state wage laws by paying overtime at only half-time, rather than at a rate of time and one-half the required regular rate.
The firm served as co-lead counsel and obtained a settlement of $2 million on behalf of a class of African American employees of Rochester Gas & Electric Co. to resolve charges of racial discrimination in hiring, job assignments, compensation, promotions, discipline, terminations, retaliation, and a hostile work environment.
Berger Montague is investigating whether companies in California that enforce Bring Your Own Device (“BYOD”) policies are failing to reimburse their employees.
Berger Montague is investigating potential class and collective action lawsuits on behalf of California workers who have not received accurate pay stubs.
Berger Montague is investigating potential class action lawsuits on behalf of California workers who were not given proper meal and rest breaks.
Berger Montague is investigating potential class action lawsuits on behalf of California employees who worked more than six days in a row without overtime pay.
Berger Montague is investigating potential class action lawsuits on behalf of California employees whose workplace has a “use it or lose it” vacation policy or who were not paid for their unused vacation days upon leaving the company.
The firm served as co-lead counsel and obtained a settlement of $2,925,000 on behalf of loan officers who worked in four offices of to resolve claims for unpaid overtime wages.
On February 24, 2009, Berger Montague filed a collective action and class action complaint in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey pursuant to the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) and the New Jersey Wage and Hour Law (“NJWHL”), on behalf of Plaintiff Michael Coluccio against Defendant U.S. Remodelers, Inc.
Berger Montague represented a class of employees at Nebraska Beef’s beef processing plant in their lawsuit alleging that the employer failed to pay them for all pre- and post-shift time spent donning, doffing and washing personal protective equipment. The claim also included time spent donning and doffing the equipment during the employees’ unpaid lunch period.