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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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

May, 2023

Make the Road site tour – posted May 5, 2023

On Thursday, attorneys Karen Kithan Yau and Anamaria Segura attended the site tour for Make the Road New York’s new permanent location in Queens, NY. Make the Road is an immigrant-led organization that offers legal and survival services, transformative education, community organizing, and policy innovation. GSD is glad to support Make the Road NY and…
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March, 2023

Independent Contractor Misclassification

Companies often misclassify employees as independent contractors to avoid paying them the wages and benefits the law requires. While this is often seen in industries like trucking and the gig economy, many other types of workers are misclassified. Independent Contractor vs. Employee The issue of whether someone is an independent contractor or employee is largely…
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March, 2023

Court Grants Conditional Certification in case against Bloomberg

On February 28, 2023, the Court granted plaintiffs’ renewed motion for conditional certification and to issue notice to the class. The plaintiffs allege that they were misclassified as exempt under the federal and state overtime laws, were paid a salary, but not overtime wages when they worked more than 40 hours in a week. Judge…
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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.