$1M Settlement Agreement to Resolve the Tesla Overtime Lawsuit

by Norman B. Blumenthal on July 10, 2018

blumenthal nordrehaug & bhowmik, california employment law, california employment law attorneys, overtime class action, overtime lawsuit, overtime class action lawsuit

The parties in the Tesla overtime lawsuit have agreed on a $1 million settlement amount. The lawsuit was originally filed by car sales advisers for the company that alleged Tesla failed to provide both required breaks and overtime required by law. The proposed settlement agreement would provide $550,000 of the funds to Class Members with […]

{ 0 comments }

Wells Fargo Financial Adviser Pay Row Ends with $9.5M Settlement

by Norman B. Blumenthal on June 20, 2018

blumenthal nordrehaug bhowmik de blouw llp, california employment law, california employment law attorneys, adviser pay row, business expenses and commissions, proposed settlement, violated california labor code

Preliminary approval was requested for a $9.5 million settlement Wells Fargo has agreed to pay a proposed class of financial advisers in order to put an end to an action alleging that the bank did not properly reimburse business expenses and/or pay their financial advisers earned commissions on a timely basis. The 2,198-member class is […]

{ 0 comments }

Federal Overtime Class Action Lawsuit Against Phillips 66

by Norman B. Blumenthal on June 4, 2018

blumenthal nordrehaug & bhowmik, california employment law, california employment law attorneys, overtime class action, overtime lawsuit, overtime class action lawsuit

Carl H., plaintiff, filed a federal overtime lawsuit against Phillips 66, his former employer. The plaintiff alleges that the company was in violation of wage and hour law set by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The suit was filed in Texas federal court on April 5, 2018 and the plaintiff is demanding a jury […]

{ 0 comments }

Freedom Mortgage Faces Waiting Time Penalty Lawsuit

by Norman B. Blumenthal on May 23, 2018

blumenthal nordrehaug & bhowmik, california employment law, california employment law attorneys, waiting time penalty lawsuit, California waiting time penalty lawsuit, waiting time penalty suit, California waiting time penalty suit

Freedom Mortgage Corporation, a residential mortgage lender service company, faces a California waiting time penalty lawsuit. The suit was filed by an employee claiming that they failed to provide appropriate overtime pay. The plaintiff, Michael G., is a San Diego resident. He filed the wage and hour lawsuit citing a violation of the California waiting […]

{ 0 comments }

Former Microsoft Store Manager Files Overtime Lawsuit

by Norman B. Blumenthal on May 2, 2018

blumenthal nordrehaug & bhowmik, california employment law, california employment law attorney, overtime suit, overtime lawsuit, California overtime lawsuit, file overtime lawsuit

An overtime lawsuit was filed by a former store manager against Microsoft. Plaintiff Jennifer S. alleges she was denied overtime wages. In the complaint, the plaintiff claims she was misclassified as an exempt employee in order to avoid payment of overtime wages. In addition, the plaintiff lists other wage and hour violations against the technology […]

{ 0 comments }

Alleged Failure to Pay Proper Overtime Leaves Senior Living Facility Facing Suit

April 18, 2018
blumenthal nordrehaug & bhowmik, california employment law, california employment law attorneys, overtime lawsuit, California overtime lawsuit, overtime suit, California overtime suit

Robin Andrews, an employee of a San Joaquin County senior living business, filed a class action lawsuit alleging labor code violations (U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California case number 18-cv-378). The complaint was filed in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California on February 16, 2018 on behalf of Andrews […]

Read the full article →

Port Truckers in Southern California Cast Allegations of Misclassification at XPO

April 2, 2018
blumenthal nordrehaug & bhowmik, california employment law, california employment law attorney, misclassification suit, misclassification lawsuit, California misclassification lawsuit

Southern California drivers at the nation’s largest port complex recently filed a misclassification lawsuit (Alvarez vs. XPO Logistics Cartage) against XPO Logistics Cartage. The suit was filed in February 2018 in Los Angeles County Superior Court. The drivers were seeking to have port and rail truckers reclassified as employees. Port Angeles and Long Beach truckers […]

Read the full article →

Panera Faces Class Action Overtime Suit

March 15, 2018
blumenthal nordrehaug bhowmik de blouw llp, california employment law, california employment law attorneys, overtime suit, overtime lawsuit, California overtime suit, California overtime lawsuit, class action overtime suit, class action suit, class action lawsuit, class action overtime lawsuit

Panera, the fast-casual deli and bakery chain, is facing a class-action lawsuit filed by two former employees, Alan Meyer and David Cornelius, who claim they were not paid overtime wages they were owed during their time working as assistant managers. Both say they were unlawfully classified as exempt and both claim they regularly worked more […]

Read the full article →

Home Point Financial Faces California Wage and Hour Class Action Suit

March 1, 2018
blumenthal nordrehaug & bhowmik, california employment law, california employment law attorneys, California wage and hour suit, wage and hour class action suit, class action suit, California class action suit

Brandon N. filed a California wage and hour class action lawsuit on behalf of himself and others similarly situated against Home Point Financial Corp. The California wage and hour class action was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California at the end of 2017. Home Point Financial Corp., based out […]

Read the full article →

Postmates Settles with Couriers: Drivers Receive Settlement Amounts Depending on State

February 21, 2018
blumenthal nordrehaug bhowmik de blouw llp, southern california employment law, southern california employment law attorneys, misclassification lawsuit, postmates lawsuit, settlement, overtime lawsuit, California lawsuit

Last year Postmates reached a settlement agreement with their couriers over allegations that the food-delivery service was incorrectly classifying delivery drivers as independent contractors instead of employees. In a letter to the couriers it became evident that there was one final catch. The amount of “settlement” drivers receive depends on their location – where they […]

Read the full article →

Overtime Claims Result in $8.3M Deal for JPMorgan Workers

February 5, 2018
blumenthal nordrehaug & bhowmik deblouw, southern california employment law, southern california employment law attorneys, overtime, overtime claim, overtime settlement, overtime class action, overtime lawsuit, california overtime lawsuit

The well-known JPMorgan & Chase Co. financial institution is expected to cough up $8.3 million in order to end a proposed class action that had assistant bank managers alleging that they were misclassified as overtime-exempt. According to the deal proposed earlier in January 2018, the agreed upon amount would cover approximately $2.8 million in attorneys’ […]

Read the full article →