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Motions for summary judgment denied on both sides of Philly firefighters' overtime payments lawsuit

Nicholas Malfitano Jul. 7, 2016, 3:36pm

PHILADELPHIA – A federal judge denied respective motions for summary judgment from both a plaintiff group of Philadelphia firefighters and the defendant City of Philadelphia, in a case of overtime payments allegedly not paid to those same firefighters under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

Surgeon accused of retaliation, wrongful termination

Gene Johnson May 18, 2016, 6:09pm

PHILADELPHIA – A woman has sued her ex-employer, a colon and rectal surgeon, for damages she claims she suffered as a result of her former boss allegedly violating the Fair Labor Standards Act, specifically wrongful termination, discrimination and retaliation.

Company accused of OSHA violations, improper firing

Annie Hunt Apr. 26, 2016, 6:02pm

PHILADELPHIA — The secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor is suing a company for allegedly violating OSHA laws and wrongfully terminating employees.

Former Encorium Group Inc. sued for allegedly not providing retirement funds

Tyler Dryden Oct. 9, 2015, 12:49pm

A former Wayne company is being sued by the U.S. Department of Labor for allegedly not paying proper benefits before closing its doors.

Washington County company sued over allegedly unpaid overtime wages

The Penn Record Sep. 2, 2015, 1:28pm

The U.S. Department of Labor has filed a lawsuit against a Washington County company for allegedly misclassifying some of its employees and then refusing to pay them for overtime hours worked.

Federal court assumes jurisdiction over visa non-issuance

Nicholas Malfitano Jun. 19, 2015, 11:42am

A motion to dismiss filed on behalf of U.S. Immigration Services and the Department of Justice regarding the non-issuance of an immigrant visa for lack of subject matter jurisdiction was denied in federal court on June 10

Federal court assumes jurisdiction over visa non-issuance

Nicholas Malfitano Jun. 19, 2015, 11:42am

PHILADELPHIA – A motion to dismiss filed on behalf of U.S. Immigration Services and the Department of Justice regarding the non-issuance of an immigrant visa for lack of subject matter jurisdiction was denied in federal court on June 10.

Property manager sues employer alleging willful wage evasion

Carol Ostrow Jun. 1, 2015, 12:22pm

A woman brought allegations against a property management firm and three of its officers alleging labor law violations from 2011 to 2015. Tammy Fogarty of Macungie sued Hereford Homes Greater Reading Management Corp.; David Rittenhouse, Emily D’Orsogna, and Scott Darrenkamp, all of Audubon, in the U.S.

Suit: 7-Eleven illegally terminated Philly franchisee's contract

The Penn Record Nov. 17, 2014, 5:52pm

A Bucks County man who had started several 7-Eleven franchise stores in the Northeast

Former Pa. businessman sentenced for role in $136 million conspiracy

Jim Boyle Jul. 8, 2014, 7:03am

The former president of a Pennsylvania-based construction firm has been sentenced for his role in a massive, 15-year scheme to defraud the U.S. Department of Transportation out of more than $136 million in state contracts that were intended to benefit firms managed by disadvantaged individuals.

Former mental health facility counselor files claim over lost job

Jon Campisi Oct. 26, 2011, 10:26am

A woman who was fired from her job at an area mental health facility has filed a federal complaint against her former employer, alleging that the company failed to inform her that her medical leave that she had to take was used up by the time she was scheduled to return to work.

Former OSHA employee files federal complaint against agency over 'forced' retirement

Jon Campisi Oct. 17, 2011, 7:17am

A former industrial hygienist at the Occupation Safety and Health Administration has filed a federal complaint against the secretary for the United States Department of Labor, alleging she was forced into retirement three years ago after she lodged a number of complaints against the agency.