Caretakers and Unpaid Overtime

March 18, 2014
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Recent court proceedings have provided California caretakers with clearer boundaries regarding unpaid overtime and whether or not personal attendants and caregivers are eligible. Many caretakers work countless hours that are left unpaid. When it comes to unpaid overtime for caretakers, it’s very important to be clear regarding the details of the job at hand. Certain […]

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Instructors Working For Intercoast Colleges and Carrington Colleges May Be Entitled To Overtime Pay

February 7, 2014
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The San Francisco labor law attorneys at Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik are representing employees in a lawsuit against Edcoa Inc. doing business in the state of California as Carrington College California (“Carrington”). The Complaint, filed on January 10, 2013, alleges that Carrington failed to pay the salaried Instructors overtime pay. Beverage, et al. v. Edcoa […]

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Leslie’s Poolmart Drowning in Ruling of Unfair Labor Practices

January 24, 2014
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Last Friday, January 17th, Leslie’s Poolmart was ordered to cease and desist from certain activities by Judge Lisa D. Thompson of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). In particular, the company was requiring all employees to sign mandatory Arbitration Agreements, which directly violated Section 8(a)(1) of the National Labor Relations Act. Leslie’s was attempting to […]

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Think You Deserve Overtime but Aren’t Getting It?

November 28, 2013
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Last month was the end of a long and painful class action lawsuit for smart phone runner-up Verizon with a $7.7 million settlement. The company was accused of failing to pay overtime and bonuses, in violation of California state wage laws and the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). All too often we hear of […]

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Calling All RSA’s, Detailers & Merchandisers: Your Employer Could Be Ripping You Off

November 20, 2013
RSA Stocking Goods

There are a large number of workers in our society who are relied upon to deliver & stock major brand-name goods. Unconventional schedules and work hours often lead to missed lunch or rest breaks, and a failure to be properly compensated for overtime work. Sound familiar? For private sector jobs in the state of California, all […]

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Diebold Slammed with a Class Action After Supposedly Preventing Field Technicians from Collecting Overtime Pay

October 23, 2013
Diebold class action law suit

For those who don’t know, Diebold is a world leader in self-service and security for companies around the world.  Their main products include walk-up and drive-up ATM & pharmacy terminals, electronic security, and maintenance. Select employees, called Customer Service Engineers (“CSEs”), are responsible for responding to these maintenance issues, installing new products, and generally providing […]

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Warehouse Workers for Amazon Allegedly Forced into Unpaid Security Checks

October 7, 2013
Amazon Security Checks mean Unpaid Wages

Thousands of Amazon employees working in California fulfillment centers could be eligible to file a claim for unpaid wages. The Federal Appeals Panel of the Ninth Circuit made a decision to keep time waiting in security lines off the clock. Although a similar claim was tossed in Nevada in 2011, the California employment attorneys at […]

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Wells Fargo Allegedly Denying Their Account Executives Overtime Pay

September 23, 2013
Overtime pay

The attorneys at Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik filed a class action lawsuit on July 12th against Wells Fargo Bank for allegedly failing to pay their employees overtime pay. According to the California Labor Code, businesses are required to pay all non-exempt employees overtime wages for time worked in excess of eight hours in a workday […]

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Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Apple for Mandatory Bag Checks

September 18, 2013
Apple hit with class action lawsuit for unpaid wages

A class action lawsuit was filed against Apple on July 25, 2013, which claims the tech giant required employees to have their bags checked before leaving the store at any time. Although the checks are understandable due to the demand and price of coveted Apple products, the company failed to pay employees for the lost […]

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