RECENT CASE RESULTS
$1,275,000 SETTLEMENT FOR HOURLY EMPLOYEES OF PRIVATE HEALTH INSURANCE COMPANY
Charles Ash obtained $1,275,000 settlement on behalf of the hourly remote employees of a private health insurance company that claimed they were required to engage in several minutes of pre-, mid-, and post-shift work.
$4,750,000 SETTLEMENT FOR DELIVERY DRIVERS MISCLASSIFIED AS INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS
Rob Ash was part of the litigation team that secured a $4,750,000 settlement for delivery drivers who were misclassified by their employer as exempt from the FLSA's overtime protections.
$2,000,000 DOLLAR SETTLEMENT ON BEHALF OF CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVES.
The settlement provided call center workers with back wages for the time spent loading and logging into essential computer programs. Claims were asserted under both state and federal labor laws.
$394,000 SETTLEMENT FOR ARMORED TRUCK DRIVERS.
Armored truck drivers who occasionally drove a vehicle weighing less than 10,000 pounds were misclassified as exempt from overtime. The lawsuit provided the drivers with unpaid overtime wages.
$850,000 SETTLEMENT FOR PATIENT ACCESS REPRESENTATIVES
Patient access representatives working for an Illinois healthcare provider claimed unpaid wages related to the time spent booting up and shutting down their computer systems.
$680,000 SETTLEMENT FOR 614 SERVERS FORCED TO PARTICIPATE IN AN UNLAWFUL TIP POOL.
Strict rules apply to which employees may participate in a tip pool and under what circumstances they may participate. In no scenario is the employer permitted to retain employees' tips.
$400,000 SETTLEMENT FOR CALL CENTER WORKERS.
$400,000 settlement on behalf of customer service representatives who were not paid for the time loading and logging into computer programs.
$50,000 SETTLEMENT FOR INDIVIDUAL EMPLOYEE
Rob Ash secured a $50,000 settlement on behalf of an individual employee who was misclassified as an independent contractor and who was not properly reimbursed for business expenses.