Employee Recovers Pre-Suit Settlement Under Pregnancy Discrimination Act
Represented professional employee in pregnancy discrimination administrative action against her former employer. Plaintiff received a generous settlement prior to filing a lawsuit under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act.
Moved to conditionally certify collective action under FLSA on behalf of cooks who alleged that they were not paid overtime at Chicagoland steakhouse chain. Plaintiffs received an early settlement of more than $200,000.
Represented server in FLSA and IMWL suit for unpaid minimum wages and overtime wages against Chicago restaurant. The server alleged that the restaurant committed numerous tip credit violations and never paid her overtime when she worked more than 40 hours per week. Plaintiff received a settlement of more than $60,000.