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Employment Violations

Looking Up at JPMorgan Chase Sign and Skyscraper

This class action is another alleging the misclassification of employees as exempt from overtime pay combined with allegedly excessive expectations of quotas to be met during working hours. The complaint alleges that JPMorgan Chase Bank, NA violates the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

Western Express Truck in Dry Western Landscape

This class action alleges that Western Express, Inc. has violated various provisions of the California Labor Code and IWC Wage Orders. According to the complaint, the company did not keep accurate records, did not give employees accurate itemized wage statements, and did not allow them to take paid rest breaks.​

Equinox Fitness Club in Irvine, California

This California labor class action makes many familiar allegations against Equinox Holdings, Inc.: failure to pay minimum and overtime wages and failure to allow rest and meal periods, among other things. As often happens, these violations lead to others, such as failure to provide accurate wage statements, failure to pay all wages at termination, and engaging in unfair competition.

Sunrise Senior Living Facility in California

Class actions have been filed against various senior living facilities, including Sunrise Senior Management, Inc., alleging that facilities are understaffed and not patients do not receive proper care. This class action is from the other side of the coin, an employee of Sunrise Senior Living alleging that the company violated California Labor Laws and Industrial Wage Commission (IWC) Wage Orders by not giving workers accurate itemized wage statements of the overtime work they performed.

Ulta Beauty Store Front

This is not the first recent class action accusing Ulta Beauty, Inc. of violating wage and labor laws. The complaint alleges that the company did not compensate employees for all hours worked and did not permit them to take proper breaks, among other things. It brings claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), California’s Labor Code, and Industrial Wage Commission (IWC) wage orders.

Two Amazon Boxes on Doorstep

The complaint for this class action sets forth a familiar issue: the alleged misclassification of workers for a company. In this case, the workers are delivery drivers and the companies are, Inc an Amazon Logistics, Inc., who use the drivers to fulfill customer orders.

Dining Room Set Display in Store

The complaint for this class action takes up some perennial labor issues, under Massachusetts state law. It alleges that Raymours Furniture Company, together with its president and treasurer, Neil and Steven Goldberg, violated the law by not giving employees overtime pay and Sunday and holiday pay, and that it maintained an unlawful arbitration program.

Hand Holding Slip of Paper Saying, "401K"

This class action concerns the Compass SmartInvestor 401(k) Plan. The complaint alleges that BBVA Compass Bancshares, Inc., Compass Bancshares, Inc., and BBVA USA Bancshares, Inc.—the companies with responsibility for the plan—did not do their fiduciary duty to the plan, violating the Employee Retirement Security Act (ERISA). 

Aetna Sign on Top of Brick Building

One of the most common allegations in labor class actions is the misclassification of employees as exempt (from overtime pay). The complaint for this class action alleges that Aetna Life Insurance Company and Aetna, Inc. misclassified certain categories of employees. In so doing, the complaint says, it violated the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

Aldi Food Market

It’s an old story: companies not paying employees proper overtime. But there are many different ways to do that. In this case, the complaint alleges (among other labor law violations) that Aldi, Inc and AI California, LLC did not take incentive pay into consideration when determining the overtime rate.