Unpaid Wages Articles
March 14, 2018. By Gordon Gibb.
Los Angeles, CA: A California unpaid wages lawsuit that was originally filed in August, 2014 at Los Angeles before removal a year later to the US District Court for the Central District of California, may settle for $2 million if an agreement on the part of all parties in the class action meet with Court and judicial approval.Read [ California Labor Lawsuit Expected to Settle for $2 Million ]
February 26, 2018. By Gordon Gibb.
Los Angeles, CA: A California unpaid wages lawsuit filed last fall is still pending, while a ruling by a US District Court Judge in a separate case over whether, or not a driver with GrubHub is an employee, or an independent contractor may be deemed moot by a pending decision by the California high court.Read [ Status as Employee v. Independent Contractor Impacts Wage and Hour Claims ]
February 6, 2018. By Jane Mundy.
Los Angeles, CA: Over the last few years, a great percentage of California labor lawsuits have focused on meal and rest breaks. For instance, overtime lawsuits have added causes of action for meal and rest break penalties.Read [ Late for Lunch Spells California Labor Lawsuits and a Shifting Work Environment ]
January 16, 2018. By Lucy Campbell.
Seattle, WA: Amazon and Jungle Trux, based in King County, WA, have started the new year facing an unpaid overtime and employment class action lawsuit. The lawsuit was filed by two package delivery drivers who allege Jungle Trux and Amazon failed to pay them overtime, undercounted their hours, and failed to provide them with required breaks.Read [ Jungle Trux Drivers the Latest to Challenge Unpaid Meal and Rest Breaks ]
January 16, 2018. By Gordon Gibb.
Palm Valley, CA: A California unpaid wages lawsuit has been launched against a landscaper responsible for maintaining the grounds at Palm Valley Country Club in Palm Desert. The allegations include wage infractions, off-the-clock work and improper wage statements.Read [ Landscaper Employee Files Proposed California Unpaid Wages Class Action ]
January 10, 2018. By Jane Mundy.
Los Angeles, CA: For more than a decade, the Port Trucking industry has exploited its workers. In a year-long investigation, USA Today revealed that truckers are forced to work up to 20 hours per day and uneducated immigrants are easy targets. Although these drivers have been classified as independent contractors, the city of Los Angeles has filed three California labor lawsuits against port trucking companies for violating state laws.Read [ Road Outrage: California Truckers Denied Fair Wages and Benefits ]
January 24, 2017. By Jane Mundy.
Washington, DC:At least one labor law attorney predicts that no California overtime changes will occur anytime soon with the new presidency, although there is some speculation of abolishing the “final overtime rule”.Read [ California Overtime: Changes with New Presidency? ]
January 13, 2017. By Heidi Turner.
San Francisco, CA: San Francisco's Municipal Transportation Agency Board of Directors has voted to approve to settle an overtime lawsuit with Muni operators for $8 million. The lawsuit had originally sought almost $400 million and alleged operators were not properly paid for time spent traveling between their clock-in sites and the sites they picked up their buses, or for taking part in inspections following their shifts.Read [ San Francisco Transit Board Okays Overtime Settlement ]
January 2, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
San Francisco, CA: An overtime pay lawsuit in California that seeks class action status was filed just before Christmas by a plaintiff who alleges his employer stiffed him on wages as well as tips.Read [ California Overtime Lawsuits against Employers Big and Small ]
December 26, 2016. By Heidi Turner.
New York, NY: The phrase donning and doffing is used to describe situations where employees put on or take off special gear or clothing for their work, but donning and doffing lawsuits are part of a larger area of litigation known as unpaid wages litigation, where employees are not properly paid for all their time involved in work-related activities. Employees may have employers who demand they complete work-related activities before or after their shifts but refuse to pay employees for that time. Unpaid wages litigation is increasing as workers become more aware of their rights, and of what activities employers must pay them for.Read [ Attorney: Unpaid Wages Violations "Pervasive" ]
- Rules Regarding Donning and Doffing Not Always Clear-Cut By Heidi Turner (Sep-17-16)
- Hotel in Boston Hit with Unpaid Wages Lawsuit By Gordon Gibb (Aug-25-16)
- Tyson Foods Requests New Donning and Doffing Lawsuit By Heidi Turner (Jul-24-16)
- Disgruntled District 11 Pennsylvania Employees Launch Unpaid Wages Lawsuit By Gordon Gibb (Jun-30-16)
- Tyson Employees Win in Supreme Court Donning and Doffing Decision By Heidi Turner (May-24-16)
- A Successful Off-the-Clock Work Lawsuit Needs Reasonable Evidence By Gordon Gibb (Apr-26-16)
- Tired of Doffing Her Pay, Server Gets Her Plaintiff On By Gordon Gibb (Mar-31-16)
- Nail Salon Industry in New York Reportedly Filled with Wage Violations By Heidi Turner (Mar-1-16)
- Business to Pay $1.75 Million for Unpaid Wages Linked to Bathroom Breaks By Heidi Turner (Jan-23-16)
- SpaceX Flying High, and the Unpaid Wages Lawsuits Are Too By Gordon Gibb (Dec-24-15)
- Tyson Foods Donning and Doffing Case Heard by Supreme Court By Heidi Turner (Nov-25-15)
- Keurig Coffee Hit with Donning and Doffing Lawsuit By Gordon Gibb (Oct-19-15)
- Donning and Doffing Lawsuit Nets $9.75 Million Settlement By Heidi Turner (Sep-16-15)
- Former and Current Workers Launch Unpaid Wages Class Action against Hertz Corp. By Gordon Gibb (Aug-19-15)
- Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Donning and Doffing Lawsuit By Heidi Turner (Jul-22-15)
- Unsealed E-mails to Apple CEO Allege Off-the-Clock Work through Bag Checks By Gordon Gibb (Jun-17-15)
- Tyson Donning and Doffing Petition Sent to Supreme Court By Heidi Turner (May-26-15)
- California Employment Attorney: “Everyone’s Time Is Valuable” By Heidi Turner (Apr-21-15)
- Viacom Reaches A $7.2 Million Settlement in Unpaid Wages Suit By The National Trial Lawyers (Apr-8-15)
- Automobile Service Advisers Entitled to Overtime Pay, Court Rules By Lucy Campbell (Mar-27-15)
- Off-the-Clock Work Allegations Made against Well-Known Establishments By Gordon Gibb (Mar-4-15)
- Unpaid Wages Lawsuits Filed against Food Processors By Heidi Turner (Feb-2-15)
- Three Courts Find for Plaintiffs, Wal-Mart May Again Appeal Unpaid Wages Claim By Gordon Gibb (Jan-8-15)
- Donning and Doffing Lawsuit Reaches Proposed Settlement By Heidi Turner (Dec-5-14)
- Off-the-Clock Work Lawsuits Combine to $9 Million in Settlements By Gordon Gibb (Nov-7-14)
- Unpaid Wages Lawsuit Being Watched Very Carefully By Gordon Gibb (Oct-7-14)
- Supreme Court Asked to Hear Donning and Doffing Lawsuit By Heidi Turner (Sep-29-14)
- Following Suit: Egress/Regress Lawsuit Updates By Heidi Turner (Sep-23-14)
- Tyson Loses Donning and Doffing Appeal By Heidi Turner (Aug-25-14)
- Why Do Plaintiffs Want Penalties Reduced in Off-the-Clock Work Case? By Gordon Gibb (Jul-23-14)
- Unpaid Wages Lawsuit Settled By Heidi Turner (Jun-25-14)
- Staples Subsidiary Hit with Off-the-Clock Work Lawsuit By Gordon Gibb (May-9-14)
- Tyson Foods Off-the-Clock Work Settlement Is Approved at Nearly $19 Million By Gordon Gibb (Apr-4-14)
- Supreme Court to Hear Unpaid Wages Claim By Heidi Turner (Mar-7-14)
- Unpaid Wages Lawsuits Filed against Call Centers By Heidi Turner (Feb-19-14)
- Paramedic Takes on Ambulance Service in Unpaid Wages Lawsuit By Gordon Gibb (Jan-12-14)
- Unpaid Wages Lawsuits By Heidi Turner (Dec-20-13)
- Workers Sue Employer for Off-the-Clock Work By Gordon Gibb (Nov-17-13)
- Former Amazon Worker Launches Unpaid Wages Lawsuit Over Security Checks By Gordon Gibb (Oct-19-13)
- Donning and Doffing Case Goes to Wisconsin Plaintiffs on Appeal By Gordon Gibb (Sep-16-13)