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Lawsuit Filed against Korean-based SK C&C USA for Discrimination and Retaliation Allegations

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“Women are perceived as weak” ATLANTA, March 15, 2013 — Atlanta law firm, Barrett & Farahany, filed suit today in federal court against US-based mobile commerce company, SK C&C USA, on behalf of a former employee (“Plaintiff”) for discrimination and retaliation allegations. The Plaintiff, a former marketing manager at SK C&C, alleges that she was…..Read More »

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Eleventh Circuit Affirms That Undocumented Workers Are Entitled to Recovery of Unpaid Overtime Under the FLSA

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Through a lengthy opinion issued in Lamonica, et al. v. Safe Hurricane Shutters, Inc., the Eleventh Circuit has affirmed that undocumented workers are entitled to recovery of unpaid overtime under the FLSA. Case No. 11-15743 (March 6, 2013). In addition, the court provided guidance on the issue of individual liability under the FLSA, affirming that…..Read More »

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Moore, et.al. v. Appliance Direct, Inc. and Sei Pak

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In Moore, et.al. v. Appliance Direct, Inc. and Sei Pak, 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 3047 (11th Cir. Feb. 13, 2013), Plaintiffs were former truck drivers with Appliance Direct who had previously filed suit against their employer, alleging overtime violations under the FLSA.  While that suit was pending, Appliance Direct began outsourcing their truck driver services…..Read More »

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This Month in the Northern District of Georgia (Atlanta Division)…Highlight on Wage & Hour

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February 13, 2013: In Shabazz v. Burlington Coat Factory Warehouse Corp., et al., the Court’s opinion revealed the importance of clearly characterizing in deposition testimony the employee’s duties, the time spent performing each of those duties, as well as the relative importance of each task to the employer. In Shabazz, the employee, a “Customer Service…..Read More »

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Your Employer Can’t Ask For Your Genes

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Imagine a scenario straight out of the movies: A multi-national corporation discovers that security at its laboratory in Atlanta, Georgia has been compromised. Somebody broke in, stole some corporate secrets and escaped. But wait! It appears the spy cut himself on the way out and left a blood sample. Our hero, a dedicated corporate executive,…..Read More »

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Shabazz v. Burlington Coat Factory Warehouse Corp., et al

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Am I entitled to overtime if I’m a manager? In Shabazz v. Burlington Coat Factory Warehouse Corp., et al., the plaintiff began work for the defendants in 1992 and worked in various positions, culminating in the role entitled “Customer Service Logistics Manager.” In November 2011, the employer terminated Ms. Shabazz for insubordination, and in February 2012,…..Read More »

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Press Release: Bank of America Overtime

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Class Action Certified in Bank of America Overtime Case Judge conditionally certifies overtime action brought by Atlanta law firm of Barrett & Farahany LLP ATLANTA– The Atlanta law firm of Barrett & Farahany LLP today announced that an Atlanta judge has granted conditional certification in a class action brought against global financial institution Bank of America. The lawsuit, which represents three current and…..Read More »

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Press Release: Sexual Harassment and FMLA Case

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For Release on June 5, 2009Sexual Harassment and FMLA Case Settles on Eve of Trial ATLANTA– The Atlanta law firm of Barrett & Farahany LLP today announced that, on the eve of trial, it has resolved a federal sexual harassment and Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) case for its client, the plaintiff.  The case was filed against a major Atlanta construction company and…..Read More »

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2011 News/Events Archive

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Announcement: December 19, 2011 Abigail J. Larimer Joins Barrett & Farahany Barrett & Farahany is proud to announce the addition of Abigail J. Larimer to the firm. Abigail represents plaintiffs in employment , overtime, retaliation and sexual harassment litigation as a member of the firm’s Trial Practice Group.   Announcement: December 1, 2011 Lori V. Douglas Joins Barrett & Farahany Barrett & Farahany…..Read More »

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2010 News/Events Archive

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Event: Seminar: Lost Your Job: May 2, 2010 Have you recently been laid off? Or experienced an issue at work? Now, more than ever, it is critical for every employee to know their rights in the workplace. At this free seminar, leading Atlanta employment lawyers will provide the information and resources Georgia’s families need to…..Read More »

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