Legal News Articles - Employment
April 12, 2017. By Jane Mundy.
Riverside, CA: “This dog delivery company is cruel to us drivers and the dogs we deliver across the country,” says Randy. “They have violated the California labor laws and I am pretty sure they have broken the California Law regarding animal abuse.”Read [ Violations of California Labor Law and Possibly Animal Rights ]
April 5, 2017. By Jane Mundy.
Riverside, CA: Some employers seem to have missed the memo: California workers are entitled to California overtime for hours worked after an eight-hour day or over 40 hours in a work week.Read [ Did Some California Employers Miss the Overtime Memo? ]
April 5, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Los Angeles, CA: A long-running California labor lawsuit against a trucking firm came to an abrupt end late last month when a federal judge in the state threw out individual wage and hour claims from a plaintiff who had originally put forward his California labor code lawsuit as a class action, since decertified. At the end of the day, the judge in the case determined there was insufficient evidence in the court’s view to prove that plaintiff James Cole had been underpaid, or had not been allowed to take adequate rest breaks and meal periods as guaranteed under California and labor law.Read [ Nine-Year California Labor Lawsuit Will be Appealed ]
March 28, 2017. By Brenda Craig.
Los Angeles, CA It’s a bargain made long ago with the men and women who run towards danger when the rest of us are running away from it.Read [ Retired Frontline Workers Can Make Worker Compensation Claims ]
March 27, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Santa Barbara, CA: An exotic dancer who claims to have received no compensation of any kind from the owners of the gentleman’s club for whom she briefly worked, has filed a putative class action lawsuit in a California court alleging violations of state overtime pay laws, and similar violations against the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).Read [ Former Exotic Dancer Launches California Overtime Lawsuit ]
March 24, 2017. By Fernando Marcano.
Los Ángeles, California: La demanda laboral de California que fue desechada por un tribunal de distrito pero revivida por un tribunal de apelaciones, puede avanzar después de una decisión del noveno circuito. El tribunal de apelaciones se negó a volver a su decisión original en septiembre para volver a iniciar una acción de demanda colectiva presentada por la Unión Internacional de Empleados de Servicio (SEIU) y sus trabajadores en el Aeropuerto Internacional de Los Ángeles.Read [ Demanda laboral en California referente a los trabajadores de LAX puede continuar ]
March 23, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Oakland, CA: A California labor law class action involving minor league players with Major League Baseball (MLB) but housed in the Golden state remains at play with an appeal launched by MLB challenging a recent ruling by a California judge granting preliminary approval to the class.Read [ Major League Baseball Fights Back in California Courtroom ]
March 22, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Denver, CO: The issue has been reverberating through the courts for some time, but now a Colorado employment law complaint is one step closer to resolution with news that a preliminary approval has been granted for a proposed settlement valued at $1.65 million. The defendant is CorePower Yoga, a franchise with headquarters in Colorado.Read [ Yoga Enterprise Headquartered in Colorado Facing Lawsuit, Tentative Settlement ]
March 17, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Greenbelt, MD: A Maryland labor and employment lawsuit against DirecTV LLC (DirecTV) and DirectSat USA, LLC (DirectSat) that was lost for the plaintiffs when a Maryland judge tossed the lawsuit in 2015, has been resurrected on appeal. In January, a three-judge appellate panel determined that plaintiffs indeed had a case and the matter can move forward.Read [ Maryland Employment Lawsuits Revived on Appeal ]
March 15, 2017. By Jane Mundy.
Los Angeles, CA: All too often employers misclassify their workers in an effort to save money. Graebel Van Lines classify their truck drivers as independent contractors and avoid providing for meal and rest breaks, and other California labor law violations, according to the truckers’ lawsuit, which is seeking class action status.Read [ California Truckers Misclassified—Claiming Labor Law Violations ]
- Vestigios de discriminación en los lugares de trabajo californianos By Fernando Marcano (Mar-15-17)
- Minor League Baseball Players' Overtime Class Action Back in Play By Deb Hipp (Mar-11-17)
- La Corte Suprema de California sopesa sobre la intención del período de descanso By Fernando Marcano (Mar-8-17)
- Wells Fargo Urges Judge to Refuse to Certify Hundreds of Employees in Class Action By Deb Hipp (Mar-6-17)
- Hotel Housekeepers Denied California Overtime File Lawsuit By Jane Mundy (Mar-6-17)
- Contractor to US Government Cited for Equal Pay Violations, Settles for $1.2 Million By Gordon Gibb (Feb-25-17)
- California Labor Lawsuit Settles for $1.8 Million By Gordon Gibb (Feb-23-17)
- El panel de tránsito de San Francisco acepta la resolución de tiempo extra By Fernando Marcano (Feb-22-17)
- CKE Restaurant Workers: California Overtime Violations still Worrisome By Jane Mundy (Feb-22-17)
- Oracle Claw-Back Violation of California Labor Laws By Jane Mundy (Feb-16-17)
- Leyes laborales nuevas y actualizadas para el 2017 By Fernando Marcano (Feb-12-17)
- Ohio Employment Lawsuit Seeks Class Action Status By Gordon Gibb (Feb-11-17)
- How Will New EEOC Regulations in 2018 Affect Donning and Doffing? By Gordon Gibb (Feb-11-17)
- Demandas por horas extras en California contra empleadores grandes y pequeños By Fernando Marcano (Feb-8-17)
- Counsel for US Airways Asks Judge to Reject Overtime Claims by Certified Class By Deb Hipp (Feb-6-17)
- New Balance Hit with California Class Action By Gordon Gibb (Feb-6-17)
- A Victory for Pennsylvania Donning & Doffing Lawsuit Plaintiffs By Gordon Gibb (Feb-4-17)
- Penske Admits No Wrongdoing in California Labor Code Class Action Settlement By Deb Hipp (Feb-2-17)
- Nine-Year California Labor Code Class Action is Settled By Gordon Gibb (Jan-30-17)
- After a Decade of Litigation, FedEx Drivers Settle for $15.45 Million By Gordon Gibb (Jan-26-17)
- McDonald's resuelve la demanda laboral de California por $3.75 millones By Fernando Marcano (Jan-25-17)
- California Overtime: Changes with New Presidency? By Jane Mundy (Jan-24-17)
- Restaurante pierde $3.2 millones en demandas laborales en California By Fernando Marcano (Jan-18-17)
- IT Workers Settle New York Labor Lawsuit with Citigroup By Gordon Gibb (Jan-15-17)
- California Supreme Court Weighs In on Intent of Rest Period By Gordon Gibb (Jan-14-17)
- San Francisco Transit Board Okays Overtime Settlement By Heidi Turner (Jan-13-17)
- La ley laboral de California respalda a los camioneros de Wal-Mart By Fernando Marcano (Jan-12-17)
- Eight-Year-Old California Unpaid Wages Lawsuit can go Forward By Gordon Gibb (Jan-9-17)
- Apple Owes $2 Million for California Labor Lawsuit By Heidi Turner (Jan-8-17)
- New and Updated California Labor Laws for 2017 By Jane Mundy (Jan-5-17)
- California Overtime Lawsuits against Employers Big and Small By Gordon Gibb (Jan-2-17)
- Older Defendant to Younger Plaintiff: “You’re No Spring Chicken!” By Gordon Gibb (Dec-29-16)
- La esclavitud moderna no paga By Fernando Marcano (Dec-28-16)
- Compañía de camiones de California golpeada con la ley laboral de California de Acción colectiva By Fernando Marcano (Dec-27-16)
- Attorney: Unpaid Wages Violations "Pervasive" By Heidi Turner (Dec-26-16)
- Trabajadores de los Alimentos de Comida Rápida obtienen estatus de acción colectiva (Class-Action) By Fernando Marcano (Dec-14-16)
- Class Action California Labor Lawsuits Seek Compensation By Gordon Gibb (Dec-14-16)
- Court Approves Alorica California Overtime, Wage and Hour Lawsuit By Heidi Turner (Dec-12-16)
- A Potpourri of New York Unpaid Wages Lawsuits By Gordon Gibb (Dec-12-16)
- Zillow Will Pay $6 Million to Settle California Labor Lawsuit By Heidi Turner (Dec-8-16)