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RESULTS

Werman Salas P.C. has recovered more than $150,000,000.00 in cases filed across the United States. Recognizing our skill and experience, and the outstanding results we consistently achieve, one federal court recently described Werman Salas P.C. as “national leaders in advocating the rights of working people …” Sanchez v. Roka Akor Chicago LLC, 2017 WL 1425837 (N.D. Ill., Apr. 20, 2017). Some of our success includes:

$30,000,000

SETTLEMENT


In related cases, temporary staffing agencies settled claims they denied their employees earned and accrued vacation pay.

$12,300,000

SETTLEMENT


A national health care company settled claims they misclassified their insides staffing recruiters as exempt from overtime pay.

$12,000,000

SETTLEMENT


A national financial service company resolved claims under federal, California and New York law that it failed to pay all earned overtime pay and paid employees at the wrong rates.

$7,500,000

SETTLEMENT


Service Technicians for a national technology settled their claims they were misclassified as exempt from federal and state overtime laws.

$6,000,000

SETTLEMENT


A national provider of internet, cable television and telephone services settlement the claims of their Illinois call center employees for unpaid work time at the beginning and end of each work day.

$6,000,000

SETTLEMENT


Assistant Branch Managers alleging they were misclassified as exempt from overtime pay settled their overtime claims against a national bank.

$5,000,000

SETTLEMENT


A national retail chain settled claims filed by a class of Illinois employees who alleged they were not paid all their final wages on termination of employment.

$5,000,000

SETTLEMENT


A class of more than 80,000 Illinois employees alleging that were not paid all their earned vacation pay settled their claims against a nationally known retail and service company.

$3,750,000

SETTLEMENT


A national healthcare employer settled overtime claims brought by patient care coordinators or persons performing similar job duties.

$3,600,000

SETTLEMENT


A national diversified energy company settled the overtime claims of its Field Technicians who were paid straight-time for overtime, instead of at one-and-one-half times their hourly rate of pay.

$3,200,000

SETTLEMENT


A national financial services company settled the claims of its Loan Officers who alleged they were misclassified as exempt under federal and state overtime laws.

$2,650,000

SETTLEMENT


A national restaurant chain settled claims it required its tipped employees to perform too much non-tipped work while paying the sub-minimum server wage.

$2,500,000

SETTLEMENT


A national technology company settled the claims of its inside sales representatives who alleged they were misclassified as exempt under federal and state overtime laws.

Million Dollar

SETTLEMENTS


Dozens of million plus dollar settlements in a wide-range of industries for various employee job positions, including loan officers, nurses, tipped employees, assistant managers, field engineers, temporary employees, nurses, and home care workers.

Individual Employee

SETTLEMENTS


Successfully recovering back pay and benefits in the millions of dollars in individual cases for sex, race, and age discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination.

Independent Contractor

SETTLEMENTS


Millions of dollars in settlements on behalf of employees misclassified as independent contractors under federal and various state laws.

Assistant Manager

SETTLEMENTS


Millions of dollars in settlements on behalf of employees misclassified as exempt from overtime pay under federal and as executive and/or administrative employees state laws.

Tipped Employee

SETTLEMENTS


More than $25,000,000 in settlements for tipped employees in cases alleging employers stole tips, charged servers for walk-outs, and required tipped workers to perform excessive amounts of non-tipped work at the sub-minimum server wage.

Sexual Harassment

SETTLEMENTS


The successful resolution of scores of individual and class action sex harassment lawsuits filed for women working in a wide range of industries, helping to restore their power and dignity.

FMLA

SETTLEMENTS


Favorable outcomes for our clients in Family Medical Leave Act cases in scores of cases in different industries.

Trial Victories and Judgments


We don’t just settle cases. We have won millions of dollars in judgments entered by state and federal courts against employers who refused to resolve cases filed by our clients.