Damages in Employment Litigation

Damages are awarded to a prevailing party in a lawsuit. They may come in the form of money, or in some cases, the court may order the opposing party to perform a certain action.

Types of Damages:

Compensatory Damages: This is a sum of money awarded to a party that represents the actual harm suffered […]

Steven Mitchell Sack Says Fast Food Workers in New York State Deserve Higher Wages

Attorney Steven Mitchell Sack, “The Employee’s Lawyer,” says fast food workers in New York State do not make enough money and should be able to earn at least $15 an hour. This, he says, will mean not only increased employee morale but employee retention.

One hundred twenty-six elected officials from New York State recently sent […]

Steven Mitchell Sack Supports President Obama’s Proposed Rule Change on Overtime Pay

Attorney Steven Mitchell Sack, “The Employee’s Lawyer,” says a new workplace regulation proposed by President Barack Obama to automatically qualify workers for overtime pay would mean those who work more than 40 hours a week will be fairly compensated.

On June 29, President Obama announced a rule change that would raise the salary threshold from […]