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Employment Violations

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An “exempt” employee is one who does not have to be paid overtime. The complaint for this class action alleges that ZipRecruiter, Inc. and those who owned the company misclassified certain employees as exempt and did not pay them overtime as they were required to do by the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). 

Element Materials Building in Huntington Beach, California

The complaint for this class action brings four employment complaints against a company called Element Materials Technology Huntington Beach, LLC. It brings suit under California labor laws and wage orders, for missed meal and rest breaks, improper wage statements, and failure to pay all wages due at separation.

Walmart Front-End Cashier Stands

Walmart is paying a substantial $65 million to settle a class action that has been in litigation for the past nine years. The complaint alleged that Walmart violated the California Labor Code and Wage Order 7-2001 because it did not provide seating for front-end cashiers in its California stores.

Can of Pepsi

The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA) allows employees who are terminated by certain companies to continue their health insurance for a number of months after termination. The complaint for this class action claims that Pepsico, Inc. violated the law in not giving its employees proper information about COBRA. 

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American Express Company has a long history: It was founded in 1850 and is one of only thirty companies from which the Dow Jones Industrial Average is derived. So how did they end up in a basic labor case? The complaint for this class action brings suit against them and against a company it claims that Amex partnered with for merchant services, Sales Partnerships, Inc. 

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This settlement encompasses both a collective action under the Fair Labor Standards Act and a class action for violations of state laws of Arizona, California, Colorado, Minnesota, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, and South Carolina. The complaint alleged that iQor Holdings US, Inc.

Vista Notice in Window of Closed Facility

This class action brings suit under the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act of 1988. According to the complaint, Vista Window Company, LLC and Paradigm Operating Company, LLC are responsible under the act for giving sixty days’ notice to workers being laid off.

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It seems to be common for companies to misclassify workers as independent contractors to avoid paying overtime and other expenses they’re required to shoulder with regular workers. The complaint for this class action alleges that KRH, Inc. regularly requires some workers to put in more than forty hours per week on the oil and gas wells it services but does not pay them overtime for the work. 

Before and After Photos of Balding Scalp and Hair Micro Tattoo

What are the criteria companies use for determining whether employees are exempt from overtime pay requirements or non-exempt? The complaint for this class action claims that Good Look, Ink and GLI LAX Holdings, LLC misclassified employees in an attempt to save money on overtime pay and in other areas. It alleges violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) as well as California labor laws.

AirMedCare Helicopter Flying Over Bridge

This class action is about incursions into sales territory and the failure to credit the salespeople assigned to that territory. What are the companies selling? Medical air transportation memberships. 

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