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Select Portfolio Servicing: Urging Victims of Force-Placed Insurance To Come Forward Now!

We are urging consumers across the country to come forward now if they have been the victim of predatory force-placed insurance practices. Thousands of consumers may have their lost their homes and/or had their credit ruined due to the unconscionable practices in which the force-placed insurance market was allowed to operate. While many settlements have […]

Urging Victims of Predatory Force-placed Insurance Practices to Come Forward Now, Especially Those Who Lost Their Homes or Had Credit Ruined Due to Questionable Conduct By Banks, Insurance Companies!

Our firm is urging consumers across the country to come forward now if they have been the victim of predatory force-placed insurance practices. Tens of thousands of consumers may have their lost their homes and/or had their credit ruined due to the unconscionable manner in which the force-placed insurance market was allowed to operate. While […]

Uber Drivers-Employees or Independent Contractors?

The legal uncertainty among Uber drivers will soon be resolved. On September 1st, a federal judge has certified a class-action lawsuit, which should determine whether Uber drivers are employees or independent contractors California has already made some steps toward classifying Uber drivers as employees. “[T]he California Labor Commissioner’s Office said that a driver for the […]

Obama’s Proposal to Extend Overtime Pay to Millions of Workers

On Monday President Obama unveiled a proposal to bump the ceiling for those eligible for overtime pay. Under the current rule, the threshold salary is only 23,660.00 for guaranteed overtime pay. President Obama’s proposal doubles the current ceiling, calling for the threshold to be raised to $50,440.00. By raising the ceiling, millions of workers will […]

Deadline for Nationstar Settlement Claims Ends Shortly and The Dishman Law Office Urges Victims of Unconscionable Mortgage Practices to Seek Advice Immediately

The Dishman Law Office, an aggressive class action, consumer protection firm for over 30 years is urging consumers to come forward if they have been the victim of force-placed insurance or other deceptive mortgage or insurance practices. Tens of thousands of homeowners have paid for expensive, often unnecessary, force-placed insurance. As a result, many consumers […]

NY Governor Cuomo Responds to Exploitation of Nail Salon Workers

Following a New York Times Report that exposed widespread exploitation of workers in nail salons (http://davidddishman.blogspot.com/2015/05/the-price-of-nice-nails.html), NY Governor Andrew Cuomo has issued a “Bill of Rights” for workers that must be posted in every nail salon in the state. The Governor also called on customers to question salon policies. The “Bill of Rights for Nail […]

City of LA to increase minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2020

On Tuesday, Los Angeles voted to increase the minimum wage from $9 to $15 per hour by 2020. At $15 per hour, this pay rate will provide one adult with an income above a living wage, which stands at $12.34 in Los Angeles County. Meanwhile in Massachusetts, the minimum wage will increase to only $11 […]

Massachusetts AG’s Office Releases Regulations Regarding Earned Sick Time Law

The Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office recently released proposed regulations regarding the Earned Sick Time Law, passed by voters last fall. The new law requires employers with 11 or more employees to provide paid sick leave per year. The AG’s office has scheduled six public hearings over the next two months on the issue. Written comments […]

Question Number 4 in November Could Guarantee Workers More Sick Time

The people of Massachusetts will have the option to vote on a ballot in November to give more workers sick leave. The initiative will appear this November as Question No. 4, called Earned Sick Time for Employees. The new law would allow employees to gain an hour of sick leave for every 30 hours that […]

Massachusetts Enacts Domestic Leave Law

On August 8, Governor Deval Patrick signed bill into law “An Act Relative to Domestic Violence” that added a new form of employee leave into law: domestic violence leave. Any employer in Massachusetts with 50 or more employees is now required by law to provide a maximum of 15 days each year to victims of […]