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Chris Marlborough is a class action attorney representing workers seeking wages owed to them by their employers.  

The corporations call this wage and hour litigation, those on the side of the workers call it wage theft.

This blog will explore the civil and criminal legal aspects of the American wage theft crisis as well as its social, economic and moral implications.


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Christopher Marlborough, Principal Attorney of the Marlborough Law Firm, P.C. offered his comments on a proposal to abolish the subminimum wage for tipped employees in the State. More than one hundred other New Yorkers offered their comments to Labor Commissioner Roberta Reardon at Farmingdale State College this morning. Under the current system, most workers are entitled to the full minimum wage for the county in which they work, while employers of tipped workers do not have to pay the full minimum wage.  For example, most non-exempt workers in Nassau and Suffolk Counties are entitled to a minimum wage of $11.00,…
On February 6, 2018, the Honorable Judge Mark C. Ciarocca, of the Superior Court of New Jersey for Union County certified a class of auto parts delivery drivers in a case against Big City Automotive, Inc and two of its related corporations in connection with the alleged misclassification of its employees as independent contractors and the failure to pay them overtime or minimum wage after accounting for unreimbursed expenses. The case is styled Nii-Moi, et al. vs. Linden B.C., Inc., Big City Englewood, Inc, and Big City Automotive, Inc. In the Class Certification Order, the Marlborough Law Firm and the…
Wednesday, 10 January 2018 06:32

Class Certified in Call-A-Head Lawsuit

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On January 10, 2018, the Honorable Gregory H. Woods, United Stated District Court Judge for the Southern District of New York certified a class of Portable Toilet Service Technicians in a case against Call-A-Head Corporation and its President Charles W. Howard concerning the failure to pay proper overtime to the technicians. The case is styled Vargas v. Howard and Call-A-Head Corp. In the Class Certification Order, the Marlborough Law Firm and the law firm of Slater, Slater Schulman were appointed Co-Lead Counsel for the certified class and five of the plaintiffs were appointed as representatives of the class. With respect…
Christopher Marlborough of the Marlborough Law Firm, P.C. recently appeared as a guest on WHPC’s weekly radio program Law You Should Know hosted by attorney and radio personality, Kenneth J. Landau, Esq. Chris spoke about ways workers can assert their rights in war on wage theft. The hour-long program will air in the Long Island, New York area on February 28, 2018 at 3 p.m. and be rebroadcast on Sunday March 4, 2018 at 7 a.m. on 90.3 FM.   With respect to the program, Mr. Marlborough stated: "It was my pleasure and honor  to be  guest on Ken’s radio program.…
On October 10, 2017, Judge Robert W. Sweet, Federal District Court Judge for the Southern District of New York certified a class of non-exempt discount store workers in the Memon Doria discount store litigation.The action concerns Defendants' alleged failure to pay minimum wage and overtime to  a class of more than one hundred workers. Plaintiffs have been represented by Christopher Marlborough and attorneys with Slater, Slater, Schulman, LLP. In the certification order, the Marlborough law Firm was appointed Co-Lead Class Counsel along with the Slater Firm. Specifically, Judge Sweet noted, both firms “possess litigation experience representing unpaid workers in certified…
On September 29, 2017, New York's Appellate Division, 4th Judicial Department, issued its decision on the appeal of the class certification Order in the Buffalo Bills Cheerleaders class action lawsuit concerning the alleged nonpayment of wages to the cheerleaders.  The Appellate Court unanimously affirmed the lower court's decision.  A copy of the recent Appellate Court decision is linked below.  The Fourth Department noted that Plaintiffs satisfied each of the requirements for class certification.  Moreover, the Court quoted from Judge Drury's prior decision noting that "Plaintiffs had pursued the action 'with fortitude' and that counsel had pursued the case 'vigorously' and…
Christopher Marlborough, Principal Attorney of the Marlborough Law Firm, P.C., has been selected for the 2017 NYC Metro SuperLawyers’ list. This is the fifth year in a row that Mr. Marlborough received recognition by the rating service. In 2013 and 2014, Chris was selected to SuperLawyers’ NYC Metro Rising Stars list for young and newly admitted attorneys. In 2015 and 2016, Mr. Marlborough was selected to the NYC Metro SuperLawyers list for more experienced attorneys.     According to SuperLawyers.com, the list represents no more than five percent of lawyers in the state. The organization describes its thorough selection process…
THe Marlborough Law Firm is pleased to announce that Chris Marlborough was appointed Chair of the Nassau County Bar Association.  Chris responded enthusiastically to the appointment, saying "It is always an honor to be recognized by one's peers. I am particularly honored by this appointment, because the Committee includes some of the finest labor and employment attorneys in the country.  I appreciate the diversity of viewpoints expressed at the Committee meetings and look forward to contributing as Chair."  The two year-year term runs from the summer of 2016 to the Spring of 2018.  
Christopher Marlborough recently participated as a volunteer attorney in the Nassau County Bar Association open house program to respond to questions and provide legal referrals to local residents. The event was organized in cooperation with Nassau Suffolk Law Services and the Safe Center of Long Island. The event was a huge success. As reported in the Nassau Lawyer journal, “dozens of volunteer attorneys met one-on-one with Nassau residents to provide guidance and referral on legal issues.” Mr. Marlborough spoke to members of the community about their issues regarding labor and employment matters. With respect to his experience, he stated: “It…
Christopher Marlborough, Principal Attorney of the Marlborough Law Firm, P.C., has been selected for the 2016 NYC Metro SuperLawyers’ list. This is the fourth year in a row that Mr. Marlborough received recognition by the rating service. In 2013 and 2014, Chris was selected to SuperLawyers’ NYC Metro Rising Stars list for young and newly admitted attorneys. In 2015, Mr. Marlborough was selected to the NYC Metro SuperLawyers list for more experienced attorneys.     According to SuperLawyers.com, the list represents no more than five percent of lawyers in the state. The organization describes its thorough selection process as follows:…
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"I have a message for those employers who break this nation's labor laws and prey on vulnerable workers: It ends today."

 - Hilda Solis, United States Secretary of Labor (2009-2013)

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We have the experience, passion and commitment that it takes to litigate complex wage theft cases and consumer class action casesbr.

We concentrate our practice on class actions and seek recovery for as many workers as possible.

We accept most of our cases on a contingency fee basis, which means that you will not be required to pay anything unless your case is successful.

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Christopher Marlborough has been litigating class action cases since 2007. He is a former Chair of the Labor and Employment Committee of the Nassau County Bar Association.

Jennifer Marlborough is a seasoned attorney with more than 14 years of litigation experience.

Chris founded the Marlborough Law Firm in 2013 to continue his fight against corporate wage theft and consumer fraud practices. 

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