Hacker Murphy Files Class Action Lawsuit against Stewart’s Shops Claiming Violations of State and Federal Wage and Hour Laws

Allegations of flawed record keeping leads to class action lawsuit.

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Albany, NY (PRWEB) January 11, 2014

Stewart’s Shops is facing a class action lawsuit alleging violations of State and Federal wage and hour laws.

The lawsuit, filed on January 9, 2014 in Federal District Court (Northern District of New York, Docket Number 7:14-cv-33), alleges that Stewart’s Shops failed to compensate employees for all hours worked. Specifically, it is alleged that employees were routinely required to perform work before and after their scheduled shifts yet were not paid for such time.

The class action lawsuit also alleges that the defendant routinely deprived employees of mandatory meal breaks; failed to implement an accurate and effective method to record time worked by employees; failed to provide employees with mandatory disclosures concerning their rate of pay; and, failed to pay for the cost to launder and maintain required uniforms.

The lawsuit seeks class action status on behalf of 4500 current and former Stewart’s Shops employees throughout New York and Vermont.

The case is being prosecuted by Ryan M. Finn, Esq. of Hacker Murphy, LLP, an Albany, NY based litigation firm. For more information please contact Hacker Murphy at classaction(at)hackermurphy(dot)com or (800)213-3843.


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