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Intel to Shell Out $5M to Settle California Unpaid Wages Lawsuit

July 16, 2018. By Lori Prapas.
Intel to Shell Out $5M to Settle California Unpaid Wages Lawsuit Santa Clara, CA Plaintiff Medina Asalati was formerly employed by Intel Corp. as an administrative assistant. She lead a class of over 3,000 hourly Intel employees including admins, clerical workers, janitors, and logistical support specialists in a class action lawsuit that has been resolved for millions of dollars. Intel denies any wrongdoing in the settlement agreement, but the Plaintiffs allege that they were expected to work extremely long hours in a demanding environment without meal and rest breaks. The relatively large $5 million award could make big waves in California Unpaid Wages ] Legal News
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California Labor Commissioner’s Office fined general contractor and sub-contractor for wage theft violations

July 13, 2018. By Jane Mundy.
California Labor Commissioner’s Office fined general contractor and sub-contractor for wage theft violations Long Beach, CA After a lengthy investigation into wage theft of Champion Construction Inc., a contractor hired by San Diego general contractor TB Penick, the California Labor Commissioner’s Office found that Champion cheated 103 workers by maintaining false payroll records over a six-month period. Both TB Penick and Champion were held responsible under California labor law and state labor regulators secured over $1.1 million in back wages for the workers.
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Surveillance Sinks Liberty Mutual Long Term Denied Disability Lawsuits

July 12, 2018. By Anne Wallace.
Surveillance Sinks Liberty Mutual Long Term Denied Disability Lawsuits Boston, MA Fifty minutes and fifty-eight seconds of video showed Donna Cusson walking her dog, shopping, and eating in a restaurant. That was enough to doom her long term denied disability lawsuit against Liberty Mutual. It is an eight-year old case, so some things have changed -- not the fact of surveillance in LTD cases, though. And now it’s not just video tape that LTD claimants have to worry about.
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