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Bloomberg News: America’s Chicken Industry Accused of Conspiring to Keep Immigrant Wages Down

Sep 03, 2019
By Deena Shanker and Polly Mosendz Companies producing more than 90% of America’s chicken have conspired to depress wages for a largely immigrant work force in some of the nation’s most dangerous jobs, according to a lawsuit. The case filed last week is mostly based on interviews with former emp…

The Birmingham News: Federal Lawsuit Claims Chicken Producers Fix Wages, Benefits

Sep 03, 2019
By William Thornton Companies producing most of America’s chicken products have met for almost a decade in Destin, Fla. to keep wages and benefits for their workforces at low levels, according to a lawsuit filed last week in Maryland. The suit was filed on behalf of three former workers from Arkan…

Employees of Popular Beverly Hills Bar and Restaurant File Lawsuit in response to Years-Long Scheme to Steal Wages

Aug 19, 2019
LOS ANGELES, CA –Handley Farah & Anderson and Bet Tzedek filed a lawsuit on behalf of current and former employees of Caffe Roma, a popular bar and restaurant in Beverly Hills frequented by Hollywood elites, alleging that for years Caffe Roma and its owners have wrongly withheld tips owed to t…

HFA and the National Legal Advocacy Network Sue Brooklyn Bar for Engaging in Scheme to Steal Bartenders’ Wages

Aug 08, 2019
On August 8, 2018, Handley Farah & Anderson and the National Legal Advocacy Network filed a lawsuit in federal court on behalf of a group of former employees of Bizarre, a popular bar, restaurant and cabaret in Brooklyn, New York, alleging their employer failed to pay minimum wage and overtime p…

Law360: Advocacy Groups Want Info On Decision To End Nepal’s TPS

Jun 24, 2019
By Suzanne Monyak Law360 (June 24, 2019, 6:36 PM EDT) — Two New York-based advocacy organizations accused the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and other agencies Monday of ignoring their requests for information about the Trump administration’s decision to end temporary protected status …

Immigrant Rights Organizations File Lawsuit Against Trump Administration Seeking Information on Decision to End TPS for Nepal

Jun 24, 2019
On June 24, 2019, the law firm Handley Farah & Anderson filed a lawsuit in the Southern District of New York on behalf of the nonprofit groups Adhikaar and the New York Immigration Coalition (“NYIC”) against four U.S. government: U.S. State Department, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Servic…

Progressive Dairyman: Final Settlement Agreement Approved in DairyAmerica Lawsuit

May 17, 2019
Progressive Dairyman By Dave Natzke About 26,000 U.S. dairy farmers will split approximately $26 million in a settlement agreement reached in a decade-long lawsuit over misreporting of nonfat dry milk prices that negatively affected the milk prices they received. On May 8, 2019, the U.S. District Co…

CNN: The Internet Didn’t Shrink 6% Real Estate Commissions. But This Lawsuit Might.

May 15, 2019
CNN By Lydia DePllis After moving eight times as her husband’s job transferred them around the world, Lindy Chapman felt she knew a thing or two about selling real estate. Unlike her first home purchases, by 2015 she could do most of the initial research online, narrowing her home search to …

HFA Files Lawsuit Alleging that NYPD Conducts Unlawful Warrant Searches

Mar 25, 2019
Handley Farah & Anderson and Cyrus Joubin, Esq. have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that the New York City Police Department (“NYPD”) engages in an unconstitutional practice of detaining people for the purpose of conducting warrant searches when no reasonable suspicion exists to detai…

HFA Files Lawsuit against Bank and Sugar Mill for Discriminating against African-America Sugarcane Farmer in Louisiana

Mar 06, 2019
HFA has filed a lawsuit alleging a discriminatory scheme by First Guaranty Bank and M.A. Patout sugar mill, and their executives, to profit at the expense of, impair and extinguish the sugarcane farm of Wenceslaus Provost, Jr., one of the last remaining African-American sugarcane farmers in Louisia…

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