Overtime Pay Lawsuit: Avon District Managers Seek Compensation

May 20, 2015
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Judge Beth Labson Freeman ruled that a lawsuit brought against Avon Beauty Products on behalf of their District Sales Managers should proceed as a class action. All employees who worked or are working as Avon District Sales Managers in California since April 2009 can join the class action in pursuit of unpaid overtime wages.   […]

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Manipulation of Employee Classification and Denial of Overtime Pay: Workers Sue Walmart

May 13, 2015
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A potential class action lawsuit over alleged wage theft is threatening Walmart. An employee claims that managers were illegally denied overtime pay. Bonnie Cardoza, worked as an assistant manager at Walmart for approximately five years, claims that she and other managerial level employees were denied overtime even though they were routinely asked to perform the […]

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California Overtime Lawsuits Against On-Demand Companies Increasing

May 6, 2015
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The on-demand economy in California is experiencing unprecedented growth – from car services to cleaning companies. Some suspect California overtime laws to slow the growth as well known suits against Uber and Lyft are still pending (since 2013) and additional suits are being filed against numerous other companies with similar business models: Homejoy, Postmates, Try […]

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Overtime Pay Litigation Filed Against Sushi Outlets

April 29, 2015
Overtime Pay Litigation Filed Against Sushi Outlets (2)

A Los Angeles, California putative class action lawsuit made allegations of violations of overtime pay laws in California. The overtime pay litigation included additional allegations: missed meal breaks, violations of minimum wage statutes, etc. The suit was filed in California state court. The defendant is Sarku Japan, franchises and affiliates. The plaintiff in the case […]

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California Court Finds that Sun Worshipping Atheist is Subject to Mandatory Overtime

April 21, 2015
California Court Finds that Sun Worshipping Atheist is Subject to Mandatory Overtime

Marshel Copple is the sole member of a religion he created and describes as a “Sun Worshipping Atheist.” Mr. Copple defines his religious choices as requiring him to: pray in the sun, obtain exposure to natural air daily, obtaining at least 8 hours of sleep, eating and drinking when necessary, regularly exercising, getting daily rest […]

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Boom in Wage and Hour Suits Could Follow Oil Price Bust

April 14, 2015
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Many are speculating on the probability that the steep drop in oil prices over the last year will result in an increase in the number of wage and hour suits filed against companies in the energy industry. Workers used to long hours and hard work who have been laid off are turning towards employment law […]

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Unpaid Overtime Suit Filed by Fashion Week Crew

April 2, 2015
Unpaid Overtime Suit Filed by Fashion Week Crew

Brian Davis, lead plaintiff in the complaint filed on March 23rd, 2015 in Manhattan, alleges that the managers of New York Fashion Week denies crew members overtime compensation. The unpaid overtime suit is a federal class action filed against a talent agency: William Morris Endeavor Entertainment LLC and its entertainment subsidiaries, IMG Worldwide and IMG […]

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Class Action Lawsuit vs. Dinosaur Bar-B-Que

March 31, 2015
Class Action Lawsuit vs. Dinosaur Bar-B-Que

A class action lawsuit was filed against Dinosaur Bar-B-Que. Allegations state that tipped workers were not paid fair wages. A former Dinosaur Bar-B-Que employee named Ashley Hankins filed the class action lawsuit. Ashley, a resident of Bronx, New York, worked at the restaurant on W. 125th Street, New York, New York from 7/2012 through 1/2015. […]

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Plaintiffs Win California Wage and Hour Class Action Lawsuit vs. York Claims Service

March 24, 2015
Plaintiffs Win California Wage and Hour Class Action Lawsuit vs. York Claims Service

Lonnetta Williams and Roshon Green filed a wage and hour suit on June 17, 2008 against York Claims Service, Inc. in San Francisco Superior Court. The plaintiffs in the case claim that they were misclassified by the defendant in the case (as well as other claims examiners in similar positions at the company). The plaintiffs […]

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Overtime Suit Against David Copperfield Disappears Like Magic

March 11, 2015
Overtime Suit Against David Copperfield Disappears Like Magic

In a class action overtime suit filed by people who claimed they were not paid for overtime hours, Illusionist David Copperfield has agreed to pay $500,000. Individuals claiming they weren’t paid for overtime hours were a part of his magic show at the MGM Grand in Vegas. According to the settlement agreement, there are a […]

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Overtime Lawsuit Between NYPD Sergeants and the City Results in $8 Million Settlement

March 4, 2015
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The City agreed to pay $8 million to over 5,000 sergeants to settle an overtime lawsuit in which they claim the city failed to pay for overtime (Edmund Small et. al. vs. City of New York and the New York City Police Department). The suit was filed in May of 2014 in the Southern District […]

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