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Labor Department sues Jack Frost Construction for allegedly failing to pay overtime

Louie Torres May 4, 2017, 8:47am

PHILADELPHIA — The U.S. Department of Labor is bringing suit against Jack Frost Construction Inc. and owner Billy J. Sallurday, citing alleged unpaid wages and violation of Workers' Compensation acts.

Labor Department brings suit against Bartash Printing, owners for paying allegedly inadequate overtime

Louie Torres Apr. 14, 2017, 9:37am

PHILADELPHIA — The U.S. Department of Labor is suing a printing company and its owners, citing alleged unpaid wages and violation of applicable minimum wage law for failing to pay adequate overtime.

Labor Department claims Exeter Family Restaurant failed to pay adequate wages

Louie Torres Apr. 12, 2017, 9:31am

PHILADELPHIA — The U.S. Department of Labor has brought suit against Exeter Family Restaurant and Michael J. Nanouh, citing alleged unpaid wages and violation of Workers' Compensation acts.

Labor Department sues CEO of Holland Acquisitions for avoiding paying overtime wages

Louie Torres Apr. 3, 2017, 11:24am

The U.S. Department of Labor is suing Robert Gaudin, individually and as CEO of Holland Acquisitions Inc., citing alleged unpaid wages and violation of workers compensation acts.

Osaka restaurant in Lansdale allegedly failed to pay adequate wages, keep accurate records

Louie Torres Mar. 23, 2017, 9:44am

PHILADELPHIA — The U.S. Department of Labor is bringing a lawsuit against the Osaka restaurant in Lansdale and its operators, citing alleged unpaid wages and violation of minimum wage law.

Labor Department sues Philly restaurant on behalf of employees seeking unpaid wages

Louie Torres Mar. 22, 2017, 8:52am

PHILADELPHIA — The U.S Labor Department is suing a Philadelphia restaurant, citing alleged breach of contract, unpaid wages and violation of Workers' Compensation acts.

Trustee for defunct company facing action from Labor Dept.

Dee Thompson Jan. 17, 2017, 1:08pm

ERIE – What happens when the Department of Labor sues a defunct wind turbine company on behalf of employees whose retirement funds have allegedly disappeared? If you’re the trustee for the plan, you may be personally responsible for putting the money back.

U.S. Department of Labor believes former appliance parts supplier abandoned employee 401(k) plan

Nicholas Malfitano Dec. 29, 2016, 11:57am

The U.S. Department of Labor has initiated legal action against a Coraopolis appliance parts supplier, alleging it violated the Employment Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) by abandoning its 401(k) plan after closing operations.

Former wind turbine company allegedly withheld $78K from employees wages and salary

Nicholas Malfitano Dec. 19, 2016, 9:49am

JOHNSTOWN – A defunct Meyersdale company has violated the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), per an investigation conducted and subsequent complaint filed by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL).

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.