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August 25, 2016. By Gordon Gibb.
Boston, MA: An Unpaid Wages lawsuit filed as a class action in Boston claims that employee time cards were altered, suggesting that employees commenced and concluded work at times that differed from actual time worked, or so the lawsuit alleges.Read [ Hotel in Boston Hit with Unpaid Wages Lawsuit ]
August 19, 2016. By Jane Mundy.
Los Angeles, CA: Contrary to what many of us believe, sexual harassment is still prevalent and one of the most reported California labor claims. “Although California is very good for the victim with harassment claims, we are seeing far too many incidents in the workplace,” says attorney Jacob George.Read [ Workplace Sexual Harassment Commonplace in California ]
August 15, 2016. By Heidi Turner.
Sacramento, CA: A California labor lawsuit that claimed McDonald's is responsible for how its franchisees manage their pay has been given the go-ahead to proceed as a class action lawsuit. Workers at five McDonald's restaurants in California filed the lawsuit, alleging the franchise owner - who owned all five restaurants - violated wage and hour laws, failed to pay overtime, and failed to pay minimum wage.Read [ Fast Food Workers Granted Class Action Status ]
August 9, 2016. By Jane Mundy.
Woodland Hills,Under California law, most caregivers must be paid overtime when working 24-hours shifts. Judging from the number of inquiries to LawyersandSettlements from home care attendants, this law is confusing.Read [ California Caregivers - Attorney Discusses Whether You Qualify for Overtime ]
August 6, 2016. By Gordon Gibb.
Los Angeles, CA: An unpaid overtime lawsuit filed by an employee of Animal Behavior College, Inc. (ABC) over allegations of unpaid wages and off the clock work appears to be wrapping up with an application to the Court to grant preliminary approval of a negotiated settlement.Read [ California Unpaid Overtime Lawsuit Moves to Settle ]
July 28, 2016. By Heidi Turner.
Sacramento, CA: A California overtime lawsuit filed against McDonald's has been granted federal class action status. Although McDonald's tried to argue that it was not responsible for ensuring the pay of employees at its franchise restaurants, the judge agreed to grant class action status to the up to 500 employees who filed complaints against McDonald's in northern California.Read [ McDonald's Overtime Lawsuit Granted Class Action Status ]
July 24, 2016. By Heidi Turner.
Sioux City, IO: After losing round after round of a donning and doffing lawsuit filed against it, Tyson Foods has filed a brief requesting a new lawsuit. Tyson Foods recently lost an appeal of a lower court award of $5.8 million to employees who alleged they were not properly compensated for time spent putting on and taking off safety gear for work.Read [ Tyson Foods Requests New Donning and Doffing Lawsuit ]
July 18, 2016. By Gordon Gibb.
Los Angeles, CA: The proper payment of overtime and allowance for mandated meal and rest periods remains a basic tenet of California labor amidst a basket of rights for employees in the Golden State. And yet, employers continue to violate overtime pay laws and other basic employee rights entrenched in state laws.Read [ Proposed California Overtime Class Action Names Hotel Management Company ]
July 11, 2016. By Jane Mundy.
Reseda, CA: Before lodging a formal complaint with his manager, James researched online the California labor laws regarding employment issues such as overtime. And the more James learned, the more he realized that other labor laws are being violated.Read [ Employee Researches Retaliation and California Labor Laws ]
July 10, 2016. By Jane Mundy.
Perris, CA: Ramon believes he was denied California overtime while working at a major hotel chain because they thought he was an illegal immigrant. “I look Mexican so they figured I had fake papers but they are illegally denying workers their rights,” says Ramon.Read [ California Hotel Taking Advantage of Illegal Immigrants ]
- GrubHub Faces California Labor Lawsuit By Heidi Turner (Jul-5-16)
- With No Settlement in Sight, Attorney Says, “We’re Going to Trial!” By Brenda Craig (Jul-1-16)
- Disgruntled District 11 Pennsylvania Employees Launch Unpaid Wages Lawsuit By Gordon Gibb (Jun-30-16)
- IT Consultant Hit with Putative Overtime Pay Class Action By Gordon Gibb (Jun-29-16)
- Modern-Day Slavery Doesn’t Pay By Jane Mundy (Jun-27-16)
- California Farmworkers Denied Overtime By Jane Mundy (Jun-17-16)
- Uber California Labor Lawsuit Could Still Go On By Heidi Turner (Jun-13-16)
- Florida Workers’ Compensation Law Unconstitutional By Jane Mundy (Jun-10-16)
- Brink’s Unpaid Wages: The Downside to Being “On” at All Times By Gordon Gibb (Jun-10-16)
- Coach to Pay $1.75 Million to Settle Overtime Lawsuit By Heidi Turner (Jun-9-16)
- Training Company Hit with California Labor Lawsuit By Gordon Gibb (Jun-6-16)
- Uber Sued by Sexual Assault Victims By The National Trial Lawyers (Jun-1-16)
- California Bakery Ordered to Pay $15 Million for Worker Abuses By Heidi Turner (May-31-16)
- California Labor Law and ADA Compliance Issues: Attorney Weighs In By Jane Mundy (May-25-16)
- Tyson Employees Win in Supreme Court Donning and Doffing Decision By Heidi Turner (May-24-16)
- Lingerie Retailer Hit with California Overtime Pay Class Action By Gordon Gibb (May-21-16)
- California Employment Law Class-Action Settlement Awarded Preliminary Approval By Gordon Gibb (May-16-16)
- Uber and Misclassification Repercussions By Jane Mundy (May-12-16)
- Restaurant Loses $3.2 Million California Labor Lawsuit By Heidi Turner (May-5-16)
- Chipotle’s Social Media Policy is Illegal, Unlawfully Asked Employee to Delete Tweet By The National Trial Lawyers (May-4-16)
- $84 Million Uber Settlement Announced By Heidi Turner (Apr-30-16)
- A Successful Off-the-Clock Work Lawsuit Needs Reasonable Evidence By Gordon Gibb (Apr-26-16)
- California Labor Lawsuit Can Proceed as a Class Action By Gordon Gibb (Apr-18-16)
- Lyft: The Jury’s Still Out By Jane Mundy (Apr-15-16)
- North Carolina’s “Bathroom Bill” Has Serious Implications for State Employment Law By The National Trial Lawyers (Apr-14-16)
- Legacy of the California EDD: Quick to Deny, Slow to Appeal By Gordon Gibb (Apr-13-16)
- Judge Rejects $12.25 Million Lyft Settlement By Heidi Turner (Apr-11-16)
- Dr. Pepper Peppered with a Class-Action Overtime Pay Lawsuit By Gordon Gibb (Apr-10-16)
- Employment Attorney Predicts Lyft Class-Action Settlement Has Far-Reaching Implications By Jane Mundy (Apr-4-16)
- 60% of Companies are Facing a Class Action – New Survey Report By The National Trial Lawyers (Apr-3-16)
- California Unemployment Appeal Not the End of the Road By Heidi Turner (Apr-1-16)
- Tired of Doffing Her Pay, Server Gets Her Plaintiff On By Gordon Gibb (Mar-31-16)
- Lyft Settlement Might Not Pass Muster By Heidi Turner (Mar-31-16)
- Personal Care Workers: Are Your Employers in Compliance? By Gordon Gibb (Mar-28-16)
- Denied California Unemployment Insurance? Call in the Experts… By Gordon Gibb (Mar-25-16)
- EEOC Grants Employees Access to Employer Position Statements By The National Trial Lawyers (Mar-25-16)
- California Overtime Pay Lawsuit against Zillow Granted Class-Action Status By Gordon Gibb (Mar-22-16)
- California Workers Denied Unemployment Benefits Entitled to Appeal By Heidi Turner (Mar-16-16)
- California Labor Law, Arbitration and Retaliation By Jane Mundy (Mar-14-16)
- Taco Bell Shells Out California Overtime Settlement By Jane Mundy (Mar-12-16)