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Employment Violations

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People don’t function well when they’re overly hungry or fatigued. Under those conditions, they can also make mistakes which lead to accidents. California’s labor laws and wage orders require regular meal breaks and rest periods or penalties for not providing them, but the complaint for this class action alleges that Trinity Services Group, Inc. did not comply for its California-based workers.

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Johnson Controls Fire Protection, LP describes itself as the “world leader in security, fire protection, HVAC, building controls and energy storage.” That may be so, but are they the world leader in paying wages? The complaint for this class action claims that the company paid employees less than the prevailing wage for certain work in Washington state, in violation of state laws.

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Fidelity Brokerage Services, LLC, Fidelity Investments, and FMR, LLC are paying out $1,200,000 to settle a collective and class action alleging that Fidelity did not properly calculate the rate of pay to apply to overtime hours for certain employees.

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One of the things required by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is that employers reimburse employees for business expenses, such as uniforms, personal cell phone use, and the like. The complaint for this class action claims that JVP, Inc., a franchisee of Domino’s Pizza, does not properly reimburse delivery drivers for the use of their own cars in delivering its pizzas.

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Service Source International, Inc. is putting aside $3,750,000 to settle a class action and FLSA collective action. The complaint alleged that the company violated Tennessee labor laws and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) because certain employees were not paid for all hours worked. 

A Kaiser Foundation Hospital in Fontana, CA

AMN Services, LLC and Kaiser Foundation Hospitals are setting aside $20 million to settle a class action alleging that they did not pay traveling nurses working at Kaiser Hospitals according to labor law requirements. The complaint alleged that the nurses were subject to a burdensome overtime approval process, discouraged from reporting overtime, and denied proper meal and rest breaks.

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Dollar Tree Stores, Inc. is spending over a million dollars to resolve a class action brought by employees. Dollar Tree requires that employees wear green shirts and black pants. The complaint alleged that this amounted to a uniform under California law, requiring Dollar Tree to reimburse employees for the clothing.

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This class action brings suit against Circle K Stores, Inc. It alleges that Circle K did not pay employees properly for overtime and did not either provide rest and meal breaks or give them additional compensation for the missed breaks. It brings suit under a number of California laws and requirements.

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The complaint for this class action alleges that Pepperidge Farm, Inc. misclassified the plaintiffs in this action as independent contractors when they were actually employees. Although the rules aren’t hard and fast, the complaint details the ways in which the company had substantial control over the scheduling, policies, and work. It brings suit under Massachusetts laws.

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Firebirds Restaurants is settling a class action alleging that it did not pay its servers properly under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and various state laws. The complaint alleged that the restaurants did not pay proper minimum wages or overtime, and that it claimed the tip credit while not giving the employees the actual tips.

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