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Elite Linen LLC faces suit from labor secretary over alleged payment practices

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia limited liability company engaged in the commercial linen business is alleged to have failed to pay employees overtime wages.

Advanced Life Support Ambulance Inc., others alleged to have failed to pay minimum wage

PHILADELPHIA – Several companies engaged in the nonemergency medical and school transport and a uniform maker are alleged to have failed to pay employees a minimum wage.

Labor Department says Alexander's spas failed to pay employees minimum wage

SCRANTON — The U.S. Department of Labor is suing Alexander's Salon & Spa, Alexander's in the Woods and owner Sherrilyn Tarapchak, alleging the employer failed to pay employees adequate wages.

Labor department sues PPS Preservation for failing to adequately pay employees

PHILADELPHIA — The United States Secretary of Labor is bringing suit against PPS Preservation Inc. and owner Nick Potochnick, alleging the defendants underpaid employees.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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.