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November 16, 2012. By Jane Mundy.
Read [ Attorney Says California Overtime Bonus “Miscalculations” are Violations ]
Encino, CA Are Californians still overworked and underpaid? According to employment law attorney David Yeremian they are, and overtime claims are increasing. One major issue accounting for the rise has to do with overtime bonus violations.
October 7, 2012. By Heidi Turner.
Read [ Overtime Bonus Lawsuits ]
Seattle, WA As far as employment lawsuits go, overtime bonus lawsuits could be catching up with wage lawsuits and gender discrimination lawsuits in number of claims filed. Overtime rate violations lawsuits, in which plaintiffs allege their overtime pay was not properly calculated, are filed when employers fail to include non-discretionary bonuses when determining overtime pay.
September 28, 2012. By Heidi Turner.
Read [ Overtime Bonus Violations Lawsuits on the Rise ]
San Diego, CA As times get tougher for workers, more employees are filing overtime rate violations lawsuits and wage-and-hour lawsuits against their employers, alleging they were improperly paid for hours worked. Although some employers do not realize they have committed overtime bonus violations by not including bonus pay when calculating overtime rates, employees still deserve to be paid for all hours worked. More and more often, those employees are now filing an overtime bonus lawsuit or a wage-and-hour lawsuit to collect money owed to them.
September 13, 2012. By Gordon Gibb.
Read [ Overtime Pay on Workplace Bonuses Should be a Given ]
Fresno, CA The recent class action lawsuit news regarding alleged overtime rate violations at Darden Restaurants--parent of popular restaurant chains Olive Garden and Red Lobster--continues to highlight how prevalent overtime complaints are particularly in services and sales. Factors such as tip pooling, meal breaks, shift differentials, bonus pay and lack of clarity regarding exempt vs. non-exempt jobs can make wage determinations difficult--and often not in favor of the employee once payday comes.
August 24, 2012. By Heidi Turner.
Read [ California Overtime Bonus Lawsuit Filed ]
Los Angeles, CA An overtime bonus lawsuit has been filed in California, alleging employees were not adequately compensated for their overtime hours. The lawsuit claims Wellpoint committed California overtime violations by not including a non-discretionary employee bonus on overtime pay. The lawsuit was filed by Josue Talamantez against The Wellpoint Companies on behalf of employees who are in a similar situation.
August 14, 2012. By Gordon Gibb.
Read [ This Overtime Bonus Lawsuit Grew From 23 Cents ]
Antioch, CA It can be a tough pill to swallow when a class action overtime bonus lawsuit stems from an employee being shortchanged 23 cents. But that's what a major supplier of office merchandise is facing in a class action recently certified under California law and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
August 9, 2012. By Jane Mundy.
Read [ Attorney Explains California Overtime and Inside Sales Employees ]
Sacramento, CA If you are an inside sales worker and have worked more than 40 hours a week, you may be entitled to California overtime. Further, if you are salaried, collect commissions and have been paid overtime, it is possible that your employer miscalculated your overtime rate, according to attorney Allen Vaught at Baron and Budd law firm.
August 2, 2012. By Heidi Turner.
Read [ California Employees Might Be Underpaid for Overtime Hours ]
San Diego, CA Employees who earn bonuses or commissions for their work may be victims of overtime rate violations. That is because non-discretionary bonuses, shift differentials and commissions must be included in the calculation for California overtime pay. Failure to include such bonuses in overtime wages could be a California overtime rate violation.
July 12, 2012. By Heidi Turner.
Read [ Attorney: Employers Regularly Miscalculate California Overtime Pay ]
Los Angeles, CA When it comes to determining California overtime pay, many employees assume their employers use the correct calculations—and correct figures—to arrive at an hourly rate. Paul Haines, attorney at Boren, Osher & Luftman, LLP, says that when certain bonuses or premiums are offered, California overtime rates become more complicated, and many employers miscalculate the hourly rate, meaning their employees receive less pay for California overtime than they should.