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People often come to us with questions and concerns about the law with respect to their specific job or industry after they have been getting deprived of pay or benefits they deserve for years. Too often we encounter employees who are taken advantage of in ways that they don’t even know.

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Thursday, November 8, 2018
FEDERAL CIRCUIT RULES CAPITOL POLICE MUST ABIDE BY ARBITRATORS’ DECISIONS ON TERMINATIONS




Thursday, August 23, 2018
Farmers Restaurant Group has agreed to a proposed $1.49 million deal to settle a suit that accused the company of wrongfully not paying overtime and minimum wages and breaching a Washington, D.C., paid sick leave law.




Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Woodley & McGillivary is pleased to announce that client Iranian Labor Activist Behnam Ebrahimzadeh has been released from Prison. Partner Greg McGillivary and Associate Diana Nobile worked with Freedom Now and counsel in London on behalf of Mr. Ebrahimzardeh, who was released nearly 5 years before the end of his prison term. He had been imprisoned for allegedly violating national security for protesting the use of child labor




Friday, April 7, 2017
Sara Faulman featured in The Washington Post for her advocacy on behalf of former Wal-Mart employee, Beverly Stewart. To view the article, please click here.




Monday, November 14, 2016
Attorney Gregory McGillivary was featured in The New York Daily News regarding the Administration for Children Services in the City of New York facing an alleged overtime lawsuit.




Tuesday, July 19, 2016
All First Responder Supervisors (Fire Captains) Entitled to FLSA Overtime Pay based on new Fourth Circuit court ruling.




Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Attorney Megan Mechak was recently featured in the Bloomberg BNA Daily Report regarding the Tyson Foods, Inc. v. Bouaphakeo $5.8 million settlement against Tyson Foods Inc.




Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Most salaried employees are required to be paid overtime. But many people think that if they receive a salary, then they are ineligible for overtime pay. WRONG! It’s possible that you may not be getting paid for all the work that you are doing.




Tuesday, April 26, 2016
On December 9, 2015, Gregory K. McGillivary was featured in the Daily Labor Report (Bloomberg BNA). To read more about his accomplishments in field of Labor & Employment Law, please click here:Gregory McGillivary Article in Bloomberg BNA.




Tuesday, April 26, 2016
On January 14, 2016, Sara L. Faulman’s article on paid sick leave for D.C. home health aides was featured in Law360.


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