Dollar General Faces Class Action Lawsuit for Violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act – Los Angeles Wage & Hour Claims Attorneys Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik

August 20, 2013
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Dollar General Corp., a U.S. chain of variety stores, is facing a class action lawsuit for violations of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).  Dollar General is also accused of violating employment laws of the State of Tennessee. According to the Plaintiffs, who worked as hourly nonexempt employees, Dollar general did not give them […]

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Property Appraisers at Financial Services Firms are Routinely Misclassified To Avoid Overtime Pay – Los Angeles Wage & Hour Claims Attorneys Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik

August 16, 2013
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California Labor Law and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) entitle all non-exempt employees to overtime pay when they work more than 8 hours a day or 40 hours a week.  “To avoid having to pay overtime, though, some employers will classify an employee as exempt alleging that the work they perform is administrative, executive, […]

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Second Circuit Court of Appeals Holds CEO is Individually Liable for Any Wages Found Unpaid Under the FLSA – Los Angeles Wage & Hour Claims Attorneys Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik

August 14, 2013
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The Second Circuit Court of Appeals has held that a CEO is individually liable for any wages that were unpaid under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).  John Catsimatidis is the CEO of Gristedes, the largest supermarket chain in the New York City area.  With approximately 30 to 35 stores in the New York area, […]

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Account Managers Are Not Executives, Therefore they are Owed Overtime Pay for Overtime Hours – Los Angeles Wage & Hour Claims Attorneys Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik

August 12, 2013
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Account Managers are the liaison between a company and its clients.  Using their sales and customer service experience, it’s the Account Manager’s job to maintain, retain, and promote the company’s products or services to the company’s clients.  Account Managers generally work long hours, every day, every week.  But while they are responsible for company accounts, […]

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District Court Denies Fidelity National Management Services’ Motion to Compel Individual Arbitration – San Francisco Wage & Hour Claims Attorneys Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik

August 8, 2013
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The United States District Court in the Eastern District of California has denied a motion to compel arbitration filed by Fidelity National Management Service.  The San Francisco Wage & Hour Claims Law Firm, Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik, filed a first amended class action lawsuit against the Title Insurance Company alleging that the Plaintiff, an escrow […]

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Blumenthal Nordrehaug & Bhowmik Announces Opportunity for Wronged Employees to Join Five Guys Burgers Employment Lawsuit In California – San Diego Wage & Hour Claims Attorneys Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik

August 5, 2013
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The San Diego Wage & Hour Claims Law Firm, Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik, has announced an opportunity for current and former wronged employees of Five Guys Burgers to join a class action employment lawsuit against Five Guys Burgers.  According to the complaint filed by Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik, the popular burger company allegedly implemented unlawful […]

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U.S. District Court Partially Denies Leslie’s Poolmart’s Motion to Compel Arbitration – Los Angeles Wage & Hour Claims Attorneys Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik

August 2, 2013
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The U.S. District Court in the Central District of California has partially denied Leslie’s Poolmart’s motion to compel individual arbitration in an overtime class action lawsuit.  According to the Honorable Christina Snyder, the Plaintiff’s representative Private Attorney General (PAGA) claim was within the scope of the Plaintiff’s employment agreement with the Defendant.  Therefore, the Plaintiff’s […]

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California Court of Appeals Holds Insurance Adjuster is not Exempt from Overtime Pay if Hourly Salary Paid by the Week Doesn’t Meet Guaranteed Minimum Salary Requirements – Los Angeles Wage & Hour Claims Attorneys Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik

July 31, 2013
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The Court of Appeal of the State of California, Sixth Appellate District has held that an insurance adjuster is entitled to overtime pay because his hourly salary doesn’t meet the guaranteed minimum salary requirements.  Negri v. Koning & Assoc. Mark Negri was an insurance adjuster for Koning & Assoc.  Negri was paid $29 per hour.  […]

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By Being Misclassified as Exempt, Property Appraisers at Financial Services Firms are Filched of Overtime Pay – Los Angeles Wage & Hour Claims Attorneys Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik

July 29, 2013
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JP Morgan, American Express, and Goldman Sachs. These are some of the top financial services firms in the world, and according to Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik Property Appraisers who work for these types of financial services firms are routinely being denied overtime pay they have worked for and earned!! Under the Fair Labor Standards Act […]

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Class Action Lawsuit Alleges Cogent Communications Failed To Pay Overtime Pay to Account Managers – Los Angeles Wage & Hour Claims Attorneys Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik

July 25, 2013
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Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik class action lawsuit against Cogent Communications, Inc. continues.  Filed on behalf of Christopher Valverde and other similarly situated current and former Account Managers, the class action lawsuit alleges that Cogent failed to pay Valverde and other Account Managers overtime wages by misclassifying them as exempt executives.  The lawsuit Valverde v. Cogent […]

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Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik Continue the Fight to Get Overtime Pay for Field Case Managers – Los Angeles Wage & Hour Claims Attorneys Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik

July 23, 2013
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Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik is targeting any employer who misclassifies Field Case Managers.  “This happens all the time.  Employers misclassify Field Case Managers as exempt to avoid paying them overtime pay,” said Norman Blumenthal, founding partner of Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik.  “Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik will always zealously fight to get misclassified employees their just […]

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