HRA Workers: Join the Lawsuit for Unpaid Overtime Pay

Current and former AFSCME Local 1549 bargaining unit members who work, or worked, at the New York City Human Resources Administration (HRA) can sign up to join a new lawsuit alleging violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The lawsuit will seek backpay and liquidated damages for unpaid overtime work and the late payment of overtime.   

The case is being prepared and handled by the law firms of McGillivary Steele Elkins LLP in Washington, DC and Spivak Lipton LLP in New York. 

This case is not a class action.  In order to participate you must submit aRequest to Become Party Plaintiff and Proposed Retainer Agreementand a Contingent Fee Retainer Agreement to the law firm of McGillivary Steele Elkins, LLP. You may click here to submit these forms online, or they can be downloaded here and mailed directly to:   

Gregory K. McGillivary, McGillivary Steele Elkins LLP at 1101 Vermont Avenue NW, Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20005 

Completed forms should NOT be mailed to Local 1549 or submitted to your grievance representative. The law firm of McGillivary Steele Elkins LLP will be in contact with members who join the suit with additional information.