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US Labor Department seeks to fine Bostik Inc. for $917,000 after explosion

Author: Leeds Morelli & Brown, PC

In Boston, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration under U.S. Department of Labor cited Bostik Inc., manufacturer of adhesives, for 50 alleged violations of workplace safety standards. These violations were cited after an explosion at one of the company’s plants on March 13, 2011. Four workers were injured in the explosion. As a result, the adhesives manufacturer faces a total of $917,000 in proposed fines. The explosion occurred when a valve on ..read more

New York Employment Lawyers Settles Wage and Hour Suit

Copiague Eatery Settles Suit for $800K Author: Leeds Morelli & Brown, PC

Mama’s Pizzeria and Restaurant, located in Copiague, has agreed to pay $800,000 to settle a U.S. Labor Department lawsuit. The lawsuit claims that the restaurant willfully failed to pay 40 current and former employees minimum wage and overtime.

The lawsuit was filed in 2009 after an investigation by the Labor Department’s Westbury office found that the restaurant’s workers often worked 70 to 80 hours a week without overtime. Without ..read more