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Dancer Unions, COVID-19, and Employee Misclassification

Mara Siegel , September 8, 2020

The State of Stripping: Employee Misclassification at the Club Employee misclassification is one of the most commonplace ways employers participate in wage theft. In many industries, this means classifying workers as independent contractors despite holding them to employee-specific standards. The strip club industry is rampant with this type of misclassification, with a recent statistic showing […]

Class Action Lawsuit Against HZ OPS Holdings, INC. D/B/A Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen

Barkan Meizlish , September 2, 2020

For Immediate Release: COMPLAINT FILED AGAINST HZ OPS HOLDINGS, INC. D/B/A POPEYE’S LOUISIANA KITCHEN JEFFERSON CITY, MISSOURI- August 19th, 2020- Attorneys with Barkan Meizlish DeRose Wentz McInerney Peifer, LLP, Riggan Law Firm, LLC, and Mangano Law Offices have filed a Collective Action lawsuit against the HZ Ops Holdings, INC., D/B/A Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen. The complaint […]

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Outstanding Attorney: Rachel Wenning

Mara Siegel , May 5, 2020

Rachel Wenning Speaks to WOSU On Ohio Housing Concerns In the midst of a crisis, our attorneys continue to involve themselves in communal care work. Rachel Wenning works with the Columbus Tenants’ Union and represents several tenant clients. With uncertain times ahead regarding jobs and income for many, Rachel is advocating for lawmakers to take […]

Save the Date: Stuff the Suitcase *POSTPONED*

Mara Siegel , February 17, 2020

*IMPORTANT UPDATE AS OF 3/12/2020* Due to the ongoing community efforts being made to slow the spread of COVID19, the event  originally scheduled for March 12, 2020, was cancelled by the OSBA.  It will be rescheduled at a later date. Slowing community spread and encouraging harm reduction during these times is our primary concern, and […]

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