Class Action Lawsuit Alleges Abbott Laboratories Instituted Illegal Vacation Pay Policy to Avoid Timely Paying Accrued Vacation Pay to Employees Leaving the Company – Los Angeles Wage & Hour Claims Attorneys Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik

May 1, 2013
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“Former employees of Abbott Laboratories can now join a Class Action Lawsuit that has been filed against Abbott Laboratories over its employee vacation pay policy,” said Norman Blumenthal, founding partner of the San Francisco employment law firm of Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik which filed the Class Action Lawsuit. According to the class action complaint, Abbott […]

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Republican Congressman’s Proposed Bill Will Take Overtime Pay from Workers and Ruin the Economy – Los Angeles Employment Attorneys Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik Appears on CNN “Money for Lunch”

April 26, 2013
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Virginia Congressman Eric Cantor, the Republican House Majority Leader, wants to introduce a bill to loosen the overtime rules so workers are not paid overtime, which is now promised under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).  Under Cantor’s bill, workers can work 50 plus hours a week.  However, they will only be paid for 40.  […]

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Workers Hired as Property Appraisers by Financial Services Firms are Generally Misclassified as Exempt Workers when they Deserve Overtime Pay – Los Angeles Wage & Hour Claims Attorneys Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik

April 25, 2013
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Property Appraisers who work for such financial services firms as JP Morgan are being screwed out of the overtime pay they have earned!!  Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), a worker, such as a property appraiser, is entitled to overtime pay if they work more than 40 hours a week or 8 hours per […]

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Employees’ Rights Attorney Norman B. Blumenthal Urges Workers not to be “Felony Stupid” When Choosing their Elected Officials – Los Angeles Wage & Hour Claims Attorneys Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik

April 22, 2013
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Employees’ Rights Attorney Norman B. Blumenthal, of the labor law firm of Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik, is urging all California workers not to be “felony stupid” when choosing their elected officials.   “Working stiffs who vote for candidates who do not pledge to support employee rights to a 40 hour work week are “felony stupid,” said […]

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Workers who work as Field Case Managers Generally are Misclassified as Exempt Workers when they Deserve Overtime Pay – Los Angeles Wage & Hour Claims Attorneys Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik

April 18, 2013
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The labor law firm of Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik has filed lawsuits against employers such as Coventry Health Care, Inc. and Holdings Inc d/b/a Genex Services, Inc. for misclassifying Field Case Managers as exempt from overtime pay.  In the various complaints, Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik alleges that Field Case Managers were classified as administrative personnel […]

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San Francisco Labor Lawyers File Class Action Against Cogent Communications For Alleged Failure To Pay Overtime Pay to Account Managers – Los Angeles Wage & Hour Claims Attorneys Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik

April 16, 2013
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Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik, a San Francisco labor firm, has filed a class action on behalf of Christopher Valverde and other similarly situated current and former Account Managers, against Cogent Communications, Inc. (Cogent) for failing to pay them and other Account Managers overtime wages.  Cogent deliberately and intentionally misclassified its Account Managers as exempt workers […]

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Local Bakery Chain, Le Pain Quotidien, Faces Class Action Lawsuit For Alleged Misclassification of Managers – Los Angeles Wage & Hour Claims Attorneys Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik

April 12, 2013
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The Los Angeles employment law firm Blumenthal Nordrehaug & Bhowmik has filed a class action worker misclassification lawsuit against the local bakery chain of a global restaurant group.  According to the Class Action Complaint, PQ Operations, Inc., a part of the Le Pain Quotidien global restaurant group, misclassified its Assistant Managers as supervisory exempt from […]

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Lowe’s Assistant Store Managers and Former Zone Managers Continue to Pursue Unpaid Overtime – Los Angeles Wage & Hour Claims Attorneys Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik

April 10, 2013
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Lowe’s assistant store managers and former zone managers are seeing red, and hoping to see green.  According to the class action labor lawsuit filed by California labor law firm Blumenthal Nordrehaug & Bhowmik against the home improvement giant, Lowe’s misclassified their Zone Managers and Assistant Store Managers as exempt from overtime and therefore failed to […]

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Employers Routinely Misclassify Case Managers to Avoid Paying Overtime – Los Angeles Wage & Hour Claims Attorneys Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik

April 8, 2013
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  Jane Doe, a case manager, has worked more than 11 years for a California medical management company, and her duties consist mainly of compiling hospital reviews daily.  Though she does not perform supervisory work, is paid an hourly wage, and routinely works 10 to 12 hours a day, her employer classifies her job as […]

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3 Ways Employers Stiff Employees from Overtime Pay Allowed Under the FLSA – Los Angeles Wage & Hour Claims Attorneys Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik

April 5, 2013
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Since the Fair Labor Standard’s Act (FLSA) began protecting overtime pay, employers have increased their efforts to screw employees from pay owed.  Under the FLSA, an employee is entitled to overtime pay when he or she works more than 8 hours a day or 40 hours in a work week.  Overtime pay is calculated at […]

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Another California Court Holds Arbitration Clause in Employment Agreement is Unconscionable – Los Angeles Wage & Hour Claims Attorneys Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik

March 29, 2013
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Another California court has held that the arbitration clause in an employment agreement is unconscionable.  Compton v. Superior Court.  Therefore, the Second Appellate District of the Court of Appeal of the State of California held arbitration of an employee’s wage and hour claims is unenforceable and cannot be compelled. The Second Appellate District held that […]

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