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Staples Hit with Putative Class Action, Alleging Misclassification

Staples Hit with Putative Class Action, Alleging Misclassification September 26, 2015. By Gordon Gibb.
Los Angeles, CA Yet another overtime pay laws putative class action was filed earlier this month in California state court accusing Staples Inc. (Staples) of failing to provide overtime pay and required meal and rest periods through improper job classification.
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Microsoft Accused of Discrimination against Women

Microsoft Accused of Discrimination against Women September 21, 2015. By Jane Mundy.
San Francisco, CA Microsoft has been hit with the latest California labor lawsuit alleging gender-based discrimination. This complaint comes on the heels of several discrimination lawsuits against other tech titans, including Google and Twitter.
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Proposed Overtime Pay Laws Could Affect Many California Workers

Proposed Overtime Pay Laws Could Affect Many California Workers September 19, 2015. By Heidi Turner.
Sacramento, CA The US Department of Labor has recommended changes to overtime pay laws, increasing the number of employees who are considered non-exempt from overtime pay. That means the number of employees eligible for overtime pay could increase if the recommendations are accepted. Overtime pay lawsuits have been filed against many employers alleging employees were wrongly denied or misclassified as exempt from overtime pay.
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Donning and Doffing Lawsuit Nets $9.75 Million Settlement

Donning and Doffing Lawsuit Nets $9.75 Million Settlement September 16, 2015. By Heidi Turner.
Las Vegas, NV An unpaid overtime lawsuit filed against the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas has resulted in a settlement worth $9.75 million. The lawsuit, filed by Darlene Lewis, alleged workers at the Cosmopolitan were not properly paid for all work mandated by the resort casino, including work that amounted to overtime hours.
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California Overtime Pay for Care Workers—About Time

California Overtime Pay for Care Workers—About Time September 8, 2015. By Jane Mundy.
Sacramento, CA It’s been a long legal battle. Home Care Workers can’t 100 percent bank on California overtime yet, but a federal court decision has cleared a long and winding path to give home care aides in California and nationwide overtime pay.
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Uber Lawsuit Gets Class-Action Status

Uber Lawsuit Gets Class-Action Status September 8, 2015. By Heidi Turner.
San Francisco, CA A California labor lawsuit filed by Uber drivers has been granted class-action status. The California labor lawsuit alleged Uber violated various employment laws by classifying the drivers as independent contractors instead of as employees and cheating the drivers out of tips. In making his ruling, U.S. District Judge Edward M. Chen rejected Uber’s arguments that the drivers were too different to warrant class-action certification.
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Ohio Employment Lawsuit Accuses Televangelist of Stiffing Employees

Ohio Employment Lawsuit Accuses Televangelist of Stiffing Employees September 1, 2015. By Gordon Gibb.
Cuyahoga Falls, OH Praise the Lord and pass the peas, please. As for the alleged Ohio Employment Law labor violations, well…we’ll give that to God and trust Him to take care of it all.
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California Overtime Class Action Launched against Hospice Care Provider

California Overtime Class Action Launched against Hospice Care Provider August 29, 2015. By Gordon Gibb.
Beverly Hills, CA An overtime pay laws class action has been filed in California against a hospice and palliative care enterprise alleging the defendants failed to pay plaintiffs proper overtime pay, or provide rest periods and meal breaks as mandated by the California Labor Code.
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Uber Faces Another Wrench in California Labor Law

Uber Faces Another Wrench in California Labor Law August 24, 2015. By Jane Mundy.
Los Angeles, CA Uber has already violated a few California labor laws, most recently misclassification. Last month another wrench was thrown into Uber and potentially other “shared economy” start-ups. The latest lawsuit filed in federal court claims that the Silicon Valley-based company owes its drivers California overtime pay.
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Florida Lawsuits Allege Improprieties against Burger King, Franchisees

Florida Lawsuits Allege Improprieties against Burger King, Franchisees August 24, 2015. By Gordon Gibb.
Lake County, FL A former worker at a Burger King restaurant in Lake County has taken his former employer to court alleging violations to Florida Employment and other labor statutes under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), alleging his former employer altered time cards in order to avoid paying overtime.
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