Multiple Lawsuits Accuse McDonald’s of Stealing Wages

McDonald’s workers across three states filed lawsuits this week alleging that the fast food chain stole wages from its employees. According to the employees, “the company engages in a variety of practices to avoid paying them what they’re owed.” If the suits are granted class-action status, there could be roughly 30,000 employees included in the…


7th Circ. Lets Class Stand In DirectSat OT Action

By Abigail Rubenstein Law360, New York (March 30, 2011) — The Seventh Circuit on Tuesday denied a request by DirectSat USA LLC and Unitek USA LLC to review a lower court’s decision to certify a class of satellite installation technicians in an overtime pay dispute. A three-judge panel for the U.S. Court of Appeals for…