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.
Certified class counsel in Rule 23 class action on behalf of back-of-house employees who were denied overtime wages by Chicago bar and restaurant under FLSA and IMWL. Named Plaintiffs, and other class members, received settlement of $169,000.
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.