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Employment Violations

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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.

Front of Dollar Tree Store

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.

Exterior of a Circle K Store

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.

Three Types of Pepperidge Farm Cookies

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.

Firebirds Restaurant Interior

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.

Man Engaged in Tree Trimming

Is there an epidemic of employers refusing to pay overtime? The complaint for this class action claims that Green Valle Tree Service paid its workers a flat day rate, regardless of how much overtime they did. Like most such actions, it brings suit under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), as well as under the New York Labor Law (NYLL).

Lift Loading Container onto Truck Bed

Intelliquick is paying more than $5 million to settle a class and collective action alleging that it misclassified drivers and couriers as independent contractors, failing to accurately track their hours and making unlawful deductions from their pay. The complaint alleged that the company owes these employees additional wages or overtime, since they were actually regular employees. 

Target Mascot Dog with Bullseye on Face

The complaint for this class action alleges that Target Corporation did not follow all labor law requirements with hourly employees in its California locations. Interestingly, the violation of one California law sometimes leads to an ability to make a claim under a second law. 

Ceva Logistics Truck on Road

The complaint for this class action alleges that Ceva Logistics US, Inc. and Randstad Inhouse Services, LLC did not follow California laws in their payment and treatment of hourly employees. The violations include such things as missed meal and rest breaks, incorrect seventh-day pay, and itemized wage statements. The complaint brings suit under the California Labor Code (LC), California’s Business and Professions Code (B&PC), and Wage Orders issued by the California Industrial Welfare Commission (IWC).

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