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Settled Employment Cases

Jacob & Mars v. Duane Reade and Walgreens - Misclassification of Asst. Store Managers at retail drugstore chain, U.S.D.C. S.D.N.Y. 11cv0160; 216(b) cert. 2012 U.S. Dist. Lexis 11053; Rule 23 Cert., 2013 U.S. Dist. Lexis 38675, Mar. 20, 2013 -Settled $13,500,000; preliminary approval granted.

Tutein v. Esteemed Patrol - Security guards for overtime claims, U.S.D.C. E.D.N.Y. 1:12cv1847 - Settled $280,000

Rivera v. Whole Foods Market - Retained tips+gratuities, NYS Sup. Ct., NY County -Settled $250,000

Ruffin v. Avis Budget Car Rental - FLSA Collective Cert. for shift managers settled for $7,800,000 U.S.D.C. D.N.J. 2:11cv01069; 2012 U.S. Dist. Lexis 89651, June 28, 2012

Cunningham v. Elec. Data Systems Corp. - $11,800,000 for misclassification of various IT positions, U.S.D.C. S.D.N.Y. 06cv03530

DeLeon v. Wells Fargo Bank - $1,850,000 settlement for misclassification of bank loan officers U.S.D.C. S. D. N.Y. 12cv4494

Owens v. Fresh Direct - $1,235,000 class wide settlement for misclassification and retention of gratuities disguised as delivery fees in violation of New York Labor Law 196-d and failure to pay proper rate of overtime, U.S.D.C. S.D.N.Y. 1:14cv01909

Adeva v. Intertek & Caleb Brett - $9,900,000 oil & gas inspectors for violations of fluctuating work week requirements U.S.D.C. D.N.J. 09cv01096

Stillman v. Staples - $42,000,000 Assistant Store Managers exemption misclassification and overtime U.S.D.C. D.N.J. 2:08cv5746 MDL 2025

Nash v. CVS Caremark  $34,000,000 for misclassification of Assistant Store Managers U.S.D.C. D.R.I. 09cv079

Caissie v. BJ’s Wholesale Club  $9,300,000 misclassification of Assistant Store Managers U.S.D.C. D. Mass 08cv30220

Chowdhury v. Duane Reade  $3,500,000 misclassification of Assistant Store Managers U.S.D.C. S.D.N.Y. 1:2006cv2295

Brantley v. Inspectorate America  $2,000,000 oil and gas inspectors for violations of fluctuating work week requirements U.S.D.C. S.D.Tex. 4:09cv02439, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 128785

Herring v. Hewitt Associates  - $4,900,000 overtime claims for “Benefits Analysts” U.S.D.C. D.N.J. 06cv2067, 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 67283 Mar. 19, 2009

Matheis v. NYPS - Misclassification and overtime of store managers at UPS franchises U.S.D.C. S.D.N.Y. 1:13cv6682 - Settled

Hyman v. H.K. Second Ave Restaurant Inc.,  - U.S.D.C. S.D.N.Y. 1:14cv4190- Settled

Krebs v. The Canyon Club  - $1,005,000 wait staff for tip retention N.Y. Sup. Ct., Westchester County, 10431/08, 22 Misc. 2d 1125A

Burgos v. Junk A Car Nationwide  $180,000 for car buyers’ overtime claims U.S.D.C. E.D.N.Y. 1:12cv1370

Cumberbatch v. United Parcel Service  - $2,749,999 misclassification of various specialists and overtime claims U.S.D.C. S.D.N.Y. 06cv1035

Douglas v. Constructamax $378,000 water meter installers’ overtime claims U.S.D.C. E.D.N.Y. 10-civ-5323

Bray v. Always Ready & Reliable Overtime claims U.S.D.C. S.D.N.Y. 11cv6830

Papadimitriou v. KSKR, Empire CLS, Bermuda Limousine  $130,000 class of limousine drivers for claims for overtime and tip retention U.S.D.C. S.D.N.Y. 1:12cv1729

Cheek v. VIP Concierge  $72,535 for overtime claims of concierges U.S.D.C. E.D.N.Y. 1:12cv4445

Carhuapoma v. The New York and Presbyterian Hospital  - Confidential settlement for team leaders U.S.D.C. S.D.N.Y. 1:11cv8670

Silver v. 31 Great Jones Restaurant Corp. $400,000 for wait staff alleging improper tip credit, minimum and overtime wages, spread of hours pay U.S.D.C. S.D.N.Y. 11cv7442

Sewell v. Allparking Mgt.  $450,000 for parking attendants, Assistant Managers and Managers for overtime claims U.S.D.C. S.D.N.Y. 1:11cv8039

Gani v. Guardian Service Industries  - $200,000 of overtime claims for office cleaners U.S.D.C. S.D.N.Y. 10civ4433, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 4353 (Jan. 13, 2011)

Campbell v. Uptown Communications - Settlement for class of installer technicians U.S.D.C. S.D.N.Y. 11cv2758

Bunion v. Lasership  $181,000 for delivery couriers and messengers U.S.D.C. S.D.N.Y. 11civ1881

Ramirez v. Mansions Catering  - Settlement for wait staff for tip retention, N.Y. Sup. Ct., Westchester County, 602381/08 see also, 2010 N.Y. App. Div. LEXIS 4758 (June 8, 2010 1st Dept.) for retroactivity of Samiento

Cottet v. Terminus Rest. Associates (d/b/a Orsay Rest.)  $100,000 settlement for wait staff U.S.D.C. S.D.N.Y. 08cv10901

Price v. Porter Novelli and Omnicon  - Confidential settlement for office staff U.S.D.C. S.D.N.Y. 1:20 07cv5869

Lumley v. U.S. Trust Co. and Bank of America  $661,000 misclassification of bank officers and overtime U.S.D.C. S.D.N.Y. 08cv3993

Ousman v. Echo Star Communications  - Violations fluctuating work week and overtime claims for Quality Assurance Specialists AAA #13 160 01670

Yeboah v. Central Parking 216(b) Cert.- Confidential Settlement for parking lot attendants 1:2006cv00128, 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 99990, U.S.D.C. E.D.N.Y., Oct. 26, 2009

Sierra v. Milleridge - $914,675 for wait staff U.S.D.C. E.D.N.Y. 09civ0864

Lee v. Accessory Link  $437,500 overtime claim for piece workers U.S.D.C. S.D.N.Y. 05cv8170

Williams v. Uptown Communications $275,000 overtime claims for cable installers & technicians U.S.D.C. S.D.N.Y. 07civ01353

Young v. Lasership - $235,000 for courier-messengers U.S.D.C. S.D.N.Y. 09civ10028

Ceka v. PBM/CMSI - Motion for preliminary approval of settlement of $500,000 on behalf of cleaners and porters for off-the-clock claims U.S.D.C. S.D.N.Y. 1:12cv1711

Samuels v. Strike Force Protective Services Settlement of overtime claims for security guards at Stuyvesant Town-Peter Cooper Village, U.S.D.C. S.D.N.Y. 1:2013cv07186

White v. Western Beef - Settlement on behalf of supermarket department managers for misclassification as exempt and overtime claims, U.S.D.C. E.D.N.Y. 07civ2345; 2011 U.S. Dist. Lexis 73945, July 8, 2011, 216(b) cert. for grocery store clerks misclassified as store managers

Brown v. Regis Care Center Settlement for Licensed Practical Nurses for overtime and off-the-clock claims, U.S.D.C. S.D.N.Y. 1:13cv79

Cioci v. AFP Bagels Inc. -  Settlement for counterpersons for overtime claims, U.S.D.C. E.D.N.Y. 1:13cv4033

Donnelly v. Peter Luger of Long Island -  Settlement on behalf of wait staff for overtime and tip retention claims U.S.D.C. E.D.N.Y .13cv1377

Spenser v. No Parking Today Settlement of overtime claims for "parking assistants" U.S.D.C. S.D.N.Y. 1:12cv6323

Domenico v. Villa Monte Di Positano  Settlement for wait staff for overtime claims, U.S.D.C. E.D.N.Y. 1:13cv5089

Nektalov v. Plaza East - Settlement for servers, bartenders and housekeepers at hotel for overtime and off-the-clock claims and unlawful tip retention, U.S.D.C. S.D.N.Y. 1:12cv837

Franklyn v. Peapod, AHOLD U.S.A. & Stop & Shop Supermarket Co. - Confidential settlement for misclassification and retention of gratuities disguised as service fees in violation of New York Labor Law 196-d and failure to pay proper rate of overtime, U.S.D.C. S.D.N.Y. 1:14cv01912

Ruzic v. T.N. 888 Eighth Avenue - $325,000 for wait staff, U.S.D.C. S.D.N.Y. 1:2012cv02063

Reardon v. Blue Perimeter  Overtime claims on behalf of a class of security guards, U.S.D.C. S.D.N.Y. 13cv7051

Chime v. Peak Security Overtime claims for class of security guards, U.S.D.C. E.D.N.Y. 1:13cv470

Rodriguez v. Product and Data Center - Misclassified store managers, U.S.D.C. E.D.N.Y. 11cv6371

Tangen v. Pizza Hut Retained tips+gratuities, NYS Sup. Ct., Suffolk County 612801/2015 - Settled

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