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The Appellate Court Unanimously Affirmed the Judgment Obtained Against Employers for Failing to Pay Employee Certain Wages

It is elementary that paying employees their fair wages is not only required by both State and Federal laws, it also fosters a workplace environment where employees feel valued, which will likely achieve greater profits and higher talent retention rates for the benefits of the employer. However, for those employers that still refuse to pay [..]

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The Boies Law Firm brings a federal lawsuit under the Lanham Act

On behalf of the Plaintiffs, Attorney and Chairman Jerry Boies of The Boies Law Firm brings a federal lawsuit under the Lanham Act (also known as the Trademark Act of 1946) for unfair competition against multiple defendants alleging, among others, willful infringement and deceptive tactics. The lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court for [..]

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Major Victory for bartender Robert Atkins against his former employers for non-payment of tips and gratuities

The case was: Robert Atkins vs. METRONOME EVENTS, INC., d/b/a PROVIDENCE NYC, CLUB CRIMSON NYC, ROSCOMMON, 226 EAST 54TH STREET RESTAURANT, INC., d/b/a LEXICON, and ROBERT PEREIRA – Index No: 650203/2014.  As published in a New York Post article, “Lawsuit says celebrity event company stiffed staff on tips.” On behalf of bartender Robert Atkins, THE [..]

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