Fighting for Fair Pay

It is a crime for people to live in this rich nation and receive starvation wages. - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.


Andrea Russo retires – Posted May 7, 2024

After nearly 10 years with the firm, paralegal Andrea Russo has retired. After a long career as a ...
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GSD welcomes attorney Whitney Flanagan to the team – Posted 4/29/2024

Getman, Sweeney & Dunn is excited to welcome attorney Whitney Flanagan to the firm! "I became a lawyer ...
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New U.S. Department of Labor Overtime Rule – Posted April 26, 2024

This week, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a new overtime rule. Find answers to common questions ...
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Happy Earth Day! – Posted April 22, 2024

Happy Earth Day! Environmental and labor protections are deeply intertwined, often forming the backbone of sustainable development frameworks ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Independent Contractor Misclassification

Companies often misclassify employees as independent contractors to avoid paying them the wages and benefits the law requires. ...
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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 ...
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Victory for Farmworkers in NY

Last week the NY Department of Labor finalized new overtime regulations for farmworkers that ensure overtime pay at ...
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Home Health Aides may be due Back Pay

HAGA CLIC AQUI PARA ESPAÑOL Home health aides who work 24-hour shifts may be due unpaid overtime wages ...
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