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    Legal Victory for Thousands of Rite Aid Store Managers

    New York, NY (September 26, 2013)- In a decision by U.S. District Court Judge J. Paul Oetken, over 1,500 Rite Aid Store Managers nationwide were given the green light to proceed to trial on their claims that they were misclassified as exempt employees and therefore denied overtime pay. Rite Aid … [Read More...]

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    $4 Million Victory Against Turner Industries

    Jury returns verdict of over $4 million for two East Texas employees of Turner Industries subjected to racial steering, denial of advancement and racial harassment. These are two plaintiffs in a wave of hundreds to be tried. Since early 2009, Valli Kane & Vagnini and DiNovo Price & … [Read More...]

Marshalls HomeGoods Assistant Managers seek unpaid overtime

After numerous Assistant Managers of the TJX Companies’ TJ Maxx stores allege companywide overtime violations,...

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Legal Victory for Thousands of Rite Aid Store Managers

New York, NY (September 26, 2013)- In a decision by U.S. District Court Judge J. Pa...

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T.J. Maxx Assistant Managers seeking nationwide overtime class certification

On November 14, 2012, The Honorable Magistrate Judge E. Thomas Boyle, U.S. District Court Judge for the Eastern District of New York, granted conditional certification to Plaintiff Mohammed Ahmed, a former Assi...

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Fusion Wireless Overtime Lawsuit

This class action was filed by two former hourly employees of Fusion Wireless, a cellular company with locations throughout the New York metropolitan area and Long Island.  The action is brought on behalf of a...

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"Civil rights law is their passion" - Newsday

As most lawyers know, civil rights cases are not where the real money is in the legal profession. But one Long Island law firm has barreled into discrimination cases in the South in the past few years, cit...

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Marcie S. – Long Island, NY

" Sara Kane is a compassionate individual and my experience with her and her associates was very gratifying. Most importantly, they took time to listen to me and then they went to bat for me and provided me with a fabulous outcome. I will be forever grateful. This firm is the one you should … [Read More...]

Melissa W. – New York, NY

"Sara and her partners got me through the worst two and half years of my life. If I didn't have them on my side making it so much easier for me I don't know what I would have done. They are caring, knowledgeable and make you feel like you are the only client. If you have need an attorney, this … [Read More...]

Cheryl L. Wade – Harold F. McNiece Professor of Law – St. Johns University

"I teach law at St. John’s University School of Law.  James Vagnini was a featured speaker at a major conference I organized on race and gender issues in the corporate workplace. Every year I invite James to teach a class in employment discrimination.  James is the highlight of the semester for … [Read More...]