Jewish Youth Director Files Wage Action Over Israel Trips

Law360, New York (October 26, 2011, 6:30 PM EDT) -- A youth director for the Jewish organization Orthodox Union filed a putative collective action against it Tuesday, claiming OU refused to pay overtime, including for events like weekend retreats and trips to Israel.

Devorah Lunger, who has worked as a chapter director for OU's youth division, NCSY, since 2002, filed a complaint in New York federal court alleging that although she regularly works between 50 and 70 hours per week, the organization has failed to pay her and other chapter directors overtime in violation of the...
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Case Information

Case Title

Lunger v. Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America (Orthodox Union)

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Labor: Fair Standards


Denise L. Cote

Date Filed

October 25, 2011

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