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Wage Theft Investigations at California Restaurants
Wage Theft Investigations at California Restaurants
Sacramento, CA: The California Labor Commissioner’s Office has been busy following up on reports of unpaid wages, tips and overtime. Some employees were paid less than $5 an hour and typically worked more than 10 hours a day with no meal or rest breaks, which violates the California labor law. “Long hours with no breaks and sub-minimum wages are classic examples of wage theft, and employers who make their profit by breaking the law will be held accountable," said Labor Commissioner Julie A Su.

Skirting around Donning and Doffing
Skirting around Donning and Doffing
Santa Clara, CA: California wage and hour laws get complicated, particularly donning and doffing issues in the manufacturing industry. While federal and state laws agree that employers are required to compensate employees for all “work” performed, they often differ on whether donning and doffing is considered work.

Digital Federal Credit Union Snared in Excessive Overdraft Fees Lawsuit
Digital Federal Credit Union Snared in Excessive Overdraft Fees Lawsuit
Boston, MAThe allegations in the latest excessive overdraft fees lawsuit against Digital Federal Credit Union (DFCU) may seem familiar by now. It is about two different ways of calculating an account balance – one which the consumer saw, and the other, lower number, which DFCU kept much closer to the vest. Similar lawsuits have been filed against Landmark Credit Union, Summit Credit Union, Pentagon Federal Credit Union and Boeing Employees Credit Union.

California Donning and Doffing on the Clock?
California Donning and Doffing on the Clock?
Sacramento, CA: Workers in California, from farm harvesters to computer technicians, can’t come to terms with the California labor law regarding donning and doffing—putting on and taking off employer-mandated uniforms, clothing and safety gear, even though a number of donning and doffing lawsuits have settled in favor of the employee.

Cash America Pawn Managers Deserve Overtime, Too
Cash America Pawn Managers Deserve Overtime, Too
Memphis, TN: Misclassifying store managers and assistant managers as exempt to avoid paying overtime is pervasive, particularly in the retail industry. Increasingly, however, employees such as managers at Cash America Pawn are understanding their rights and employers should understand that the potential consequences can be costly.

Prosthetic Denial Lawsuits Filed against UnitedHealth Group and Anthem under ERISA
Prosthetic Denial Lawsuits Filed against UnitedHealth Group and Anthem under ERISA
Santa Clara, CA: Prosthetics with a variety of microprocessors are the new “wearable technology” and they’re making headlines. Companies have designed the devices with

Trunk Club Settles California Unpaid Wages Lawsuit for $1.75 Million
Trunk Club Settles California Unpaid Wages Lawsuit for $1.75 Million
Los Angeles, CA The District Court for the Central District of California has approved an agreement under which Trunk Club, Inc., a Nordstrom-owned personal styling service, will pay $1.75 million to settle a class action California unpaid wages lawsuit. The settlement amount will be divided among 3,000 stylists located throughout the country.

Amputees Fighting for Insurance Coverage Get Tips from Blue Cross Antitrust Lawsuit
Amputees Fighting for Insurance Coverage Get Tips from Blue Cross Antitrust Lawsuit
Wilmington, DE As amputees fight for insurance coverage for advanced, microprocessor- assisted prostheses, it can help to look at other insurance lawsuits that describe a similar pattern of claims denials.

Exotic Dancers Bring California Labor Lawsuit to Recover Back Wages
Exotic Dancers Bring California Labor Lawsuit to Recover Back Wages
Santa Ana, CA By a July 18, 2018 Order, the Superior Court of Orange County ruled that the new Dynamex “ABC” test for determining whether workers are employees or independent contractors should be applied retroactively. The decision in Dynamex v. Superior Court of Los Angeles County was already expected to have far reaching consequences. The ruling in Johnson v. VCG-IS LLC suggests that employer liability for violations of the California Labor Code arising from the new understanding of legal standards may reach years back in time.

Valsartan Recall Lawsuits Filed over Alleged Carcinogenic Contaminants
Valsartan Recall Lawsuits Filed over Alleged Carcinogenic Contaminants
Washington, DC On August 27, 2018, the Food and Drug Administration published updated press information that expands its original July 17 valsartan recall notice. Sixteen companies have now announced voluntary recalls of blood pressure and heart medications.

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