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Taxi Driver Wins Disability Discrimination Case
Taxi Driver Wins Disability Discrimination Case

On April 16, 2013, the Court of Appeals for the Eastern District of Missouri issued a decision in favor of a taxicab driver in the disability discrimination case of State of Missouri v. Gateway Taxi Management Company d/b/a Laclede Cab Company . The case alleged that Laclede ...

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  • Russ Riggan Quoted in News Story About Class Action Lawsuit Against GOP Candidate for Missouri House of Representatives

    On August 31, 2012, the Southeast Missourian , a newspaper based in Southeast Missouri, published an article about a class action wage and hour ...

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  • Court Allows Cable Installer Class/Collective Action Wage Lawsuit Filed by Riggan Law Firm To Proceed

    On November 21, 2011, Riggan Law Firm, LLC , working in connection with The Law Offices of Kevin J. Dolley , filed a class/collective action lawsuit ...

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  • What's Cooking at Bimbo Bakeries: Wage and Hour Violations?

    On November 28, 2011, an Illinois federal judge denied Bimbo Foods Bakeries Distribution Inc.'s ("BF") attempt to dismiss or transfer a putative class ...

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  • Riggan Law Firm Files Overtime Lawsuit on Behalf of Cable Installers Misclassified as Independent Contractors

    On November 21, 2011, Riggan Law Firm, LLC , a Missouri overtime law firm, working in connection with the Law Offices of Kevin J. Dolley , filed a ...

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  • Misclassified Exotic Dancers Not Stripped of FLSA Rights

    A group of exotic dancers prevailed in federal court this month when a Judge in Georgia ruled that the dancers are "employees" within the meaning of ...

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  • Are You Covered By Minimum Wage and Overtime Laws?

    Most American workers are legally entitled to earn at least the minimum wage for all hours worked in a workweek, as well as time-and-a-half for ...

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  • Five Common Wage and Hour Violations

    By law, most employees must be paid at least the federal or state minimum wage--whichever is higher--for all work they perform. Additionally, most ...

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  • Exotic Dancers Are Not Independent Contractors, But Rather Are Employees Who Are Entitled to Minimum Wage

    In a recent case , a group of exotic (nude) dancers sued a gentlemen's club for its failure to pay them minimum wage under the Fair Labor Standards ...

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  • You Are Called an Independent Contractor, But You May Be An Employee Who Is Entitled to Overtime Pay

    The Fair Labor Standards Act and many state laws require employers to provide premium pay (one and a half times the regular hourly rate) to employees ...

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