PAGA representative action; several private security guards filed a PAGA representative action against their employer for failure to provide duty free compliant meal periods and rest breaks.
Class Action Wage/Hour Litigation; Plaintiff asserted claims against the defendant’s company on behalf of 400 + current and former employees alleging meal/rest violations; failure to pay overtime and the clock work; 203 and 226 penalty violations; PAGA claims.
Wage/Hour – Failure to consider bonus compensation when calculating regular rate for overtime purposes; meal period violation – 40% of class commenced their meal periods after the 5th hour of work; 226 – wage statement violations; failure to set forth the overtime hours and rate.
Plaintiff and putative class members were employed as Account Representatives by a state-wide lending institution. Plaintiff alleged various wage/hour claims including off-the-clock, meal/rest, overtime issues and failure to reimburse for necessary expenses (L.C. 2802).
Plaintiff worked for a large manufacturing company and alleged class claims on behalf of approximately 1,100 putative class members. The claims included allegations of improper overtime calculation; meal/rest violations, failure to reimburse for uniform cleaning and related PAGA penalties.
Representative PAGA action filed by former employee of popular restaurant. Primary alleged violation was failure to provide compliant meal/rest periods.
Large putative class of non-exempt employees, working for a restaurant/music venue with several state-wide locations, alleged various wage/hour violations including: meal/rest period violations, split shift issues, donning and doffing issues; validity of “short-shift” waivers and PAGA penalties.
Agency providing in-home elder care services was sued by a former employee alleging class claims including overtime, travel time, 2802 reimbursement, meal/rest, split-shift premiums and on-call waiting time pay together with PAGA penalties.
Class action against state-wide hotel chain with 2,800 putative class members; claims included: regular rate calculation (was bonus included?), meal/rest premium pay; 2802 (cell phone use) and on-call issues.
Wage/Hour Class Action brought on behalf of certain registered pharmacists employed by a large national grocery retailer. Allegations included failure to provide and/or make available meal and rest periods due to business needs.
A group of servers employed by a statewide restaurant chain alleged wage/hour violations including: split-shift premiums, meal/rest violations and on-call issues.
Employee challenged validity of an adopted alternative work-week (4 x 10) alleging the voting procedure was not compliant with existing law.
National trucking company sued by two former employees alleging that the FLSA Exception (29 USC 13; 49 USC 31502) did not apply and therefore substantial overtime and penalties was due to the large putative class.
A group of town truck drivers alleged they and other similarly situated drivers should be paid for their “on-call” time. They argued the on-call requirements were unduly restrictive and therefore should be compensated as hours worked.