Representing workers in wage and hour lawsuits nationwide

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“For millions of Americans, poverty isn’t caused by the inability to work or to find work. It’s caused by lousy pay.”
SARITA GUPTA
“It is a crime for people to live in this rich nation and receive starvation wages.”
DR MARTIN LUTHER KING, Jr.
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“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world. Indeed it's the only thing that ever has.”
MARGARET MEAD
WHY CHOOSE GETMAN, SWEENEY & DUNN?

Simply the best in the business

Getman, Sweeney & Dunn represent employees and independent contractors working throughout the U.S. We are fearless and meticulous. GSD regularly sues multinational and Fortune 500 companies, recovering more than a hundred million dollars in pay wrongfully taken from employees.Trusted to handle class actions by tens of thousands of short-changed workers, we handle cases for individual workers just as diligently.

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WAGE HOUR RIGHTS AND COMMON MISCONCEPTIONS

What you need to know and understanding your rights

Helping workers get their fair share is what we do at Getman, Sweeney & Dunn. Wage-hour rights and protections may vary by state, but there are some common misunderstandings of the law that may be robbing you of pay, rest breaks and time off that you are entitled to. If you believe you are not getting paid fairly or properly for the work you do, GSD is here to help you fight for your rights.

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COST OF BRINGING A CASE AGAINST AN EMPLOYER

The considerations in deciding whether to bring a suit

Getman, Sweeney & Dunn understands that the idea of suing your employer is something that is not for everyone. We never pressure anyone to sue. But we are here to listen, and help you make some important decisions. Calls to GSD are free and confidential. We don’t charge for consultations and we handle litigation without upfront charges. If you feel you are being cheated, you owe it to yourself to find out how we can help.

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Overtime Calculator & Questionnaire

At Getman, Sweeney & Dunn we can quickly inform you as to whether you are owed overtime under federal law. Or, using our handy Overtime Calculator, you can figure it out for yourself. Put that info together with our Overtime Questionnaire and give us a call. Don’t you owe it to yourself to get what you’ve earned?

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How can we help you?

We all deserve fair pay for the work we do. If you are being cheated, or suspect that your employer is not following the law, you have every right to pursue them for what you deserve. At Getman, Sweeney & Dunn, we will listen to your concerns, confidentially, at no charge. If you decide to bring a case, we will fight your corner, not just for you, but for the rights of other working people. Don’t suffer in silence. Call GSD today.

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The latest news

March, 2022

DOL/DOT Trucking Initiative – Posted March 29, 2022

The Biden-Harris Administration has announced a new initiative in which the Department of Labor and the Department of Transportation are working together to address workforce challenges in the trucking industry, including high turnover rates, long hours away from home, time spent waiting–often unpaid–to load and unload at congested ports, warehouses, and distribution centers, and predatory…
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September, 2020

Remembering Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

On Friday, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away at 87. She was a champion of women’s rights and stood up for the American worker. Her legacy of scathing dissents – including the 2018 dissent in Lewis v. Epic Systems, a decision which has now left us with forced arbitrations – will be remembered…
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September, 2020

History of Labor Day

“We believe hard work nourishes the soul and should nourish the body and support the family as well. We believe every one of us has an equal claim to the prosperity of America. And that it’s our job to ensure a better life for the generations that come after us.”—John Sweeney, Former President of the…
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Our Anti-Racism statement

Amidst the anti-racism protests taking place throughout the nation in response to the murder of George Floyd, and as a law firm committed to the fair treatment of all workers, Getman, Sweeney & Dunn stands in solidarity with our Black communities, our clients, associates, and all people of color in the fight against racial injustice.