Representing workers in wage and hour lawsuits nationwide

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Fighting For Fair Pay.

Getman, Sweeney & Dunn

GSD represents workers in wage and hour lawsuits around the country. We fight wage theft, helping workers get the pay they are legally owed plus additional damages and penalties provided by law. We handle Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime and minimum wage cases, as well as claims for unpaid commissions, promised wages, tips shaving and tip sharing, unlawful deductions, unreimbursed business expenses, and other state law wage claims.

We represent employees and independent contractors working throughout the U.S. We regularly sue multinational and Fortune 500 companies. We are proud to have recovered over a hundred million dollars in pay wrongfully taken from employees.

No upfront fees. We get paid by the losing employer only when we win or settle your case.

We Only Represent Employees.

The Latest News

Forced Arbitration – New Supreme Court Decision – posted May 10, 2019

The issue of forced arbitration continues to be a hot topic. In a recent decision in the Lamps Plus v. Varela case, the Supreme Court Ruled that under the Federal Arbitration Act, an ambiguous agreement cannot be interpreted to mean that the parties agreed to class arbitration. So what does this mean?  Before this ruling,…

Illinois Minimum Wage to Raise to $15 per hour by by 2025 – Wall Street Journal

The Illinois House voted on Thursday to increase the state’s minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025. The governor is expected to sign off on the bill. Illinois now joins California, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and New York, which all have plans in place to reach a $15 minimum wage. You can read more about…

Workers waiting ‘on call’ must be paid, court rules – SFGATE

On Monday, the Second District Court of Appeals in Los Angeles ruled that workers in California who are required to be on call for a possible work shift must be paid for that on-call time, regardless of whether they are called into work. In this case, workers were required to call in two hours before…

Supreme Court decides New Prime case

On January 15, the US Supreme Court unanimously decided that a court must first determine whether the Federal Arbitration Act’s Section 1 exclusion for disputes involving the “contracts of employment” of certain transportation workers applies before ordering arbitration. The Court also ruled that the phrase “contracts of employment” refers to any work contract, not just…

Restoring Justice for Workers Act

The landscape of employment litigation has changed since the Supreme Court decision in Epic Systems v. Lewis, which made forced arbitration clauses permissible (see our post of May 23 for an explanation of that ruling). The decision was a blow to worker’s rights and could potentially be the beginning of the end of class and…

Minimum Wage Increases in Arkansas and Missouri

Congratulations to Arkansas and Missouri for voting to increase their minimum wages! Arkansas will increase its minimum wage to $11 per hour by 2021, and Missouri will increase its minimum wage to $12 per hour by 2021. According to the National Employment Law Project, raising the Missouri minimum wage will help 677,000 low wage workers…