If you worked as a security guard for Guardsmark, and were not paid for attending mandatory training sessions, had uniform costs deducted from your paycheck, or were denied overtime pay, you may be entitled to compensation for unpaid wages and other damages. Our firm is investigating allegations on behalf of all current and former non-exempt, hourly employees who work or recently worked for Guardsmark as a security employee in New York. Current and former Guardsmark employees may be able to obtain compensation, including back wages, if Guardsmark committed violations of labor laws.
Lawyers at Parker Waichman LLP who specialize in employment law are currently offering free legal evaluations to all current and former Guardsmark security employees in New York. If you believe your rights were violated by Guardsmark, we urge you to contact us today to discuss your case with one of our New York employment lawyers.
Guardsmark provides security services to companies in the financial, health care, transportation, utility, and other industries. Guardsmark offers security guards, private investigation, and drug testing services. In addition, the company conducts background checks (employment, education, and criminal history) and consults with architects and builders to design security programs.
Current and former Guardsmark security employees may be able to obtain compensation if it is found that the company voilated federal and New York labor laws by failing to record and pay security guards minimum wages, wages for all hours worked and overtime wages. Damages could also be awarded if Guardsmark is found to have intentionally and unlawfully failed to pay security guards for time spent conducting mandatory security training after they were hired. Finally, New York Guardsmark employees may also be eligible for compensation if it is found that the company unlawfully deducted earned wages from its employees’ hourly compensation for uniform maintenance, miscalculated the overtime wages due to employees, and failed to reimburse security guards for required expenses incurred during the course of their job, such as uniform maintenance pay.
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