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HFA Files Lawsuit Against Rutgers University for Illegally Firing Pregnant Employee Eight Days Before Her Due Date

Feb 07, 2019
Natalie Jesionka is the Associate Director of the Division of Global Affairs at Rutgers University Newark.  A leader and champion of Rutgers since 2004, when she first enrolled as a student at the university, she has gone on to a decorated and successful career in academia, focusing her talents on …

Court Grants Approval of Settlement of Local Oyster Wage/Hour Lawsuit

Feb 01, 2019
On February 1, 2019, U.S. District Judge James K. Bredar approved the settlement of a wage hour lawsuit against the Local Oyster, a rapidly expanding restaurant in Baltimore, Maryland.  The lawsuit alleged that the Local Oyster unlawfully paid its employees a sub-minimum hourly wage of as little as…

The Atlantic: A Security Company Cashed In on America’s Wars—And Then Disappeared

Jan 29, 2019
The Atlantic By Abigail Fielding-Smith, Crofton Black and The Bureau of Investigative Journalism Man Bahadur Thapa had his doubts about the safety of the travel arrangements. Taliban spies were everywhere in the Afghan capital, and the bus transporting him and the Canadian embassy’s other guards, …

Court Grants Approval of Settlement of Defense Base Act Claims Against KBR

Jan 23, 2019
2018-LDA-00297, OWCP No. 02-308909 (Office of Administrative Law Judges – Washington, DC). On January 23, 2019, Administrative Law Judge Carrie Bland approved the settlement of the Defense Base Act law suit against KBR, Inc.  The lawsuit was brought by Handley Farah & Anderson on behalf of Ms…

HFA Files Lawsuit on behalf of Homeowners Alleging Defective Gerard Stone Coated Metal Roofing

Jan 22, 2019
Handley Farah & Anderson has filed a lawsuit against Gerard Roof Products, LLC, on behalf of a class of thousands of homeowners across the United States who purchased stone-coated metal roofing from the company. The roofing commands a significant premium in the market based upon claims that the …

HFA Files Claims on behalf of Nepali and Peruvian Security Guards Injured while Protecting Americans in Iraq and Afghanistan

Dec 15, 2018
Handley Farah & Anderson has filed claims with the U.S. Department of Labor seeking compensation for several Nepali and Peruvian security guards who were grievously injured in Iraq and Afghanistan while working for U.S. defense contractors Aegis LLC and Triple Canopy. Months and years of long …

HFA Files Lawsuit on behalf of Workers Who Built DC United’s Audi Field and Were Denied Lawfully-Owed Wages

Dec 12, 2018
On December 12, 2018, Handley Farah & Anderson filed a lawsuit in D.C. Superior Court on behalf of a group of former employees of Turner Construction Company and Dynamic Contracting, Inc. who were denied lawfully-owed wages and overtime premiums for work related to the construction of Audi Field…

Wilson, Buyers Go To Bat For Louisville Slugger Settlement

Dec 10, 2018
Law360 (December 10, 2018, 6:07 PM EST) — Wilson Sporting Goods Co. has reached a deal to provide replacement baseball bats to settle a contentious proposed class action in Illinois federal court by buyers who alleged that Louisville Slugger Prime BBCOR bats were defective and that the company…

Judgment Entered Against Whiting-Turner Contracting Company And Commercial Interiors, Inc. In Wage Theft Case

Nov 07, 2018
Zuniga et al. v. Whiting-Turner Contracting Co. et al, Civil Action No. 2018 CA 005017 B (D.C. Sup.) On November 7, 2018, Judge Robert R. Rigsby of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia entered judgment against Whiting-Turner Contracting Company and Commercial Interiors, Inc., for failing t…

New York Times — ‘They Treated Our Men Like Goats’: Guards Who Survived Afghan Blast Sue Employers

Aug 23, 2018
Man Bahadur Thapa cannot sleep. At home in Lalitpur, a Nepali city of ancient temples, the pricking pain from the shrapnel lodged in his body keeps him awake. Mr. Thapa struggles to walk, so he drags himself out of bed, inching forward on his elbows. Many times, he gives up and sobs in his tiny bedr…

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