Two lawsuits against a Chicago car wash resulted in a total settlement of $725,000. 17 car wash employees joined the lawsuits which alleged the workers were paid below the minimum wage rate for tipped employees in Illinois. The car washers also alleged regularly working more than 40 hours per week, but not receiving overtime pay. The car washers promptly reached early settlements after filing suit.
Brought suit on behalf of employee with bi-polar disorder under Family Medical Leave Act and American Disabilities Act. Plaintiff alleged that he was terminated after suffering episode and disclosing his medical condition. The parties reached an early settlement.