Yes! Field Case Managers are Entitled to and Deserve Overtime Pay – Los Angeles Wage & Hour Claims Attorneys Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik

June 19, 2013
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Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik has filed lawsuits against employers such as Coventry Health Care, Inc. and Holdings Inc d/b/a Genex Services, Inc. alleging that Field Case Managers were misclassified as administrative personnel exempt from California law and FLSA overtime pay.  As a result, companies that employ Field Case Managers failed to pay their managers overtime […]

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Current U.S. Supreme Court is Pro Business, Anti – Worker – Los Angeles Employment Attorneys Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik Appears on CNN “Money for Lunch”

June 17, 2013
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According to a recent Minnesota Law Review article, five of the top ten pro-business U.S. Supreme Court Justices in the last 65 years are currently serving on the high court: Justices Kennedy, Roberts, Scalia, Thomas, and Alito.  “In the eight years since Chief Justice Roberts joined the U.S. Supreme Court, corporations have been allowed to […]

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Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik Scores Key Tentative Ruling in Class Action Overtime Lawsuit For Claims Adjusters – Los Angeles Employment Attorneys Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik Appears on CNN “Money for Lunch”

June 13, 2013
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Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik scored a key tentative ruling in a class action overtime lawsuit filed on behalf of claims adjusters and claims examiners.  The case, Associates, is currently pending in the Los Angeles Superior Court for the State of California, Case No. BC471005. According to the lawsuit, Anne Marie Gentile worked for Keenan & Associates […]

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Los Angeles Employment Law Firm Targets Financial Services Firms who Routinely Misclassify Property Appraisers To Avoid Overtime Pay – Los Angeles Wage & Hour Claims Attorneys Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik

June 7, 2013
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J.P. Morgan Posts Record Profits – CNN Money American Express is Growing its Third Party Issued Cards – Forbes Goldman Sachs Revenue and Profits Beat Expectations – NY Times And while these prestigious and other financial services firms make millions and millions of dollars, their employees, such as property appraisers, are misclassified so these affluent […]

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Los Angeles Employment Law Firm Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik Uncovers Evidence that California Companies are Misclassifying Account Managers As Exempt Executive Employees – Los Angeles Wage & Hour Claims Attorneys Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik

June 5, 2013
Overtime

To qualify as an exempt executive not covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the California Labor Law, the executive’s primary duty should be to manage a department or the company.  Additionally, the executive should direct the work of at least two other employees, have the power to or strongly recommend that that […]

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Le Pain Quotidien Allegedly Misclassifies Managers. Managers Stiffed for Overtime Pay – Los Angeles Wage & Hour Claims Attorneys Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik

June 3, 2013
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Le Pain Quotidien has been caught allegedly misclassifying its Assistant Store Managers as exempt employees.  The result – hundreds of Assistant Store Managers may have been stiffed for overtime pay. According to the Class Action Complaint filed by the Los Angeles employment law firm Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik against one of Le Pain Quotidien’s local […]

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Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Holds With Adequate Notice a State Employment Claim May Proceed Simultaneously with a FLSA Claim – Los Angeles Wage & Hour Claims Attorneys Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik

May 30, 2013
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The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has followed several other Circuits in holding that the opt-in requirement of a collective action under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) does not mandate dismissal of a state law opt-out class action.  Busk v. Integrity Staffing Solutions, Inc. Plaintiffs Busk and Castro were hourly employees of Integrity Staffing […]

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Restaurants Hit with Lawsuits for Allegedly Misclassifying Managers and Assistant Managers as Exempt Employees from Overtime Pay – Los Angeles Wage & Hour Claims Attorneys Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik

May 28, 2013
Overtime

Over the last several years, many restaurant chains have been hit with lawsuits for allegedly misclassifying managers and assistant managers as exempt employees, essentially denying them overtime pay.  According to the restaurant chains, managers and assistant managers are exempt employees because they are executives. Under the Fair Labor Standards Act, a manager or assistant manager […]

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California District Court Finds Employment Agreement Provision to Shorten Time to Bring FLSA and California Labor Law Claim was Unconscionable – Los Angeles Wage & Hour Claims Attorneys Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik

May 24, 2013
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The U.S. District Court of the Northern District of California has granted a plaintiff partial summary judgment after finding that the provision in the employment agreement which shortened the time the plaintiff could bring an employment claim under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and California Labor Law Claim was unconscionable. The plaintiff was employed […]

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US Labor Department sues Salt Lake City Companies for Overtime Back Wages to – Los Angeles Wage & Hour Claims Attorneys Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik

May 22, 2013
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The U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division has filed a lawsuit against several Salt Lake City companies – Universal Contracting LLC, CSG Workforce Partners LLC, Decorative Enterprises LLC, Mountain Builders Inc., Cory Atkinson, Tracy Burnham and Ryan Pace – for willful violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (FLSA) overtime and record-keeping provisions. […]

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