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Weiner & Sand Files FLSA Action Against Gem Shopping Network, Inc.

Posted by Andrew Weiner | May 04, 2018 | 0 Comments

On May 3, 2018, Weiner & Sand LLC, on behalf of its client George David Burks II,filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia against Gem Shopping Network, Inc.  According to the lawsuit, Gem Shopping Network violated the Fair Labor Standards Act when it terminated Mr. Burks in retaliation for his protected complaint about violations of the law.  In addition, Mr. Burks alleges in the lawsuit that Gem Shopping Network failed to properly calculate his and other similarly situated sales representatives overtime rate, and its failure to properly calculate their overtime rates deprived them of compensation to which they were entitled under the FLSA.  The case is Burks, et al. v. Gem Shopping Network, Inc., Civil Action Number 1:18-cv-01952-CAP in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.

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Andrew Weiner

Andrew Weiner has represented and counseled clients in numerous areas of employment law, including race, gender, national origin, age, and disability discrimination claims, wage and hour disputes, retaliation and harassment claims, Fair Credit Reporting Act (background report) claims, common law tort claims, the development and implementation of employment contracts, employee handbooks, personnel policies, reductions-in-force, independent contractor agreements and compliance with Title VII, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and other federal, state and local employment statutes. Andrew also has negotiated severance agreements, employment contracts, non-compete agreements, and confidentiality agreements.


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