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.
While the pandemic curtailed many business and courthouse operations, the Nolan Law Office remained open and secured settlements totaling more than three-quarters of a million dollars on behalf of more than two dozen Latino cooks, dishwashers and kit… Read More
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.
Prevailed on summary judgment in multi-Plaintiff suit for overtime wages under the FLSA and IMWL against Chicago bar and restaurant. After final and partial judgments were entered on behalf of two Plaintiffs, the parties reached a favorable settlement in excess of $150,000.