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Convenience Store Clerk Recovers $14,000 in Overtime

By Robert S. Norell |

A convenience store clerk who worked six days per week, 9 hours each shift, successfully recovered $14,000 in unpaid overtime. The owner of the convenience store paid the clerk only straight time for all hours worked. In addition, the owner paid the clerk in cash and claimed that there were no time records. Employers… Read More »

Collections Manager Recovers $30,000 for Race Discrimination, Retaliation and Unpaid Overtime

By Robert S. Norell |

A collections manager for a major furniture retailer recovered $30,000 in damages for unlawful race discrimination and unpaid overtime. In this case, the client was represented by another attorney before he hired Robert S. Norell. The previous attorney helped the client by preparing and filing a charge of discrimination with the EEOC. The EEOC… Read More »

Warehouse Manager Recovers $13,000 in Unpaid Overtime

By Robert S. Norell |

A warehouse manager for a major food distributor recovered $13,000 in unpaid overtime. In this case, the client was a manager who really should have been exempt from overtime. The employer lost the exemption because, while it appeared that the client was paid a salary, in reality he really wasn’t. The employer paid the… Read More »

LPN Recovers $27,500 in Unpaid Overtime

By Robert S. Norell |

A licensed practical nurse working at an acute care facility recovered $27,500 in unpaid overtime. This client’s claim was based on working off the clock, time shaving, and being paid straight time for some overtime hours. In this case, the employer was pretty slick because it did pay some overtime; however, there were many… Read More »

Military Army Reservist Recovers $70,000 in USERRA Claim

By Robert S. Norell |

This client claimed that his employer terminated him because he was missing too much work as a result of his military reserve obligations. The client was required to appear at his local base for 2 days each month, and 15 days once per year for annual training. For the first few months of the… Read More »

Registered Nurse recovers $35,000 in overtime pay

By Robert S. Norell |

A registered nurse who worked at one facility through a staffing agency worked 80-90 hours per week, but was only paid a straight time rate. The staffing agency concocted a novel approach to circumventing the Fair Labor Standards Act by reducing the RN’s hourly rate and paying overtime on the reduced rate so that… Read More »

General Sales Manager for automobile dealership recovers $245,000 for alleged race and national origin discrimination

By Robert S. Norell |

This client claimed that his employer terminated him because of his race and national origin. After filing a charge of discrimination with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Robert S. Norell litigated a claim against this large well-known South Florida automobile dealership. Because the dealership’s reason for terminating this client was easily discredited, the… Read More »

Licensed Practical Nurse paid salary recovers $12,000 in unpaid overtime

By Robert S. Norell |

This client worked as a licensed practical nurse for a medical doctor. She was paid a straight salary, but required to work through her lunch break and also required to stay until the last patient was seen by the doctor. She was paid a salary that was based on 40 hours per week. In… Read More »

Beauty supply store manager recovers over $15,000 in unpaid overtime.

By Robert S. Norell |

A store manager for a national beauty supply chain was paid a salary, but did not supervise at least 2 full time employees. In fact, the store manager was the only employee of the store. The company assumed that the store manager was exempt because it paid her a salary and because most managers… Read More »

Admissions Counselor for Private University recovered over $25,000 for retaliation claim.

By Robert S. Norell |

Admissions counselor was paid on based on a fluctuating work week, which resulted in her getting paid less the more hours that she worked. The fluctuating work week method of pay results in a worker receiving 1/2 time pay instead of full time and a half. She didn’t understand the way she was getting… Read More »

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