Nicholas Piazza, of NYC’s most outer borough, Staten Island, is suing his parents for failing to pay him overtime when he worked their ice cream store. Like most lawsuits, there is more to meets the eye. Nicholas’s father and step-mother counter that he has purchased his own ice cream truck and is trying to steal all their business.
The truth about labor and employment law is that it is hopelessly complicated. Without proper legal counsel, even the most innocuous of small businesses can find themselves in a world of hurt and red tape.