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.”
“It is a crime for people to live in this rich nation and receive starvation wages.”
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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.”

Simply the best in the business

Getman, Sweeney & Dunn represents 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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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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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 in 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

October, 2023

Model Alliance Event – Posted October 20, 2023

On Thursday, November 9, 2023, GSD attorney Elisabeth Schiffbauer will be joining Model Alliance and Quinn Emmanuel for an event for current and aspiring models and content creators to learn how to navigate their agency representation contracts, what the real-life implications are for industry standard agreements, and how to join the efforts to forge a…
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September, 2023

NELA NY Presentation – Posted September 8, 2023

Attorney Karen Kithan Yau and data scientist Scott Workman presented at the National Employment Lawyers Association New York Fall Conference on Representing Employees at Fordham Law today. Karen and Scott led a Q&A session about the use of technology and data analysis throughout wage and hour lawsuits.
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September, 2023

Fashion Industry Violations – Posted September 7, 2023

Often thought of as a glamorous and high-paying industry, the fashion industry has a long history of mistreating its workforce. Vogue recently surveyed over 600 fashion workers as part of its ‘Debunking the dream’ series. “Fashion’s workforce has historically faced long hours, intense pressure and the mental toll of being part of an industry focused…
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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.