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Avalon Health Care Logo

The complaint for this class action comes packed with allegations against three companies, Avalon Health Care Inc., Berryman Health, Inc., and Avalon Health Care Management of California, LLC. It first makes claims under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and state laws about the companies’ practices of obtaining background reports for job applicants. Then it goes on to a number of labor law violations

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).

Workers Moving Items at Warehouse

This is a California class action brought against a company for allegedly misclassifying employees as independent contractors, then not paying them overtime and not permitting them to have rest breaks and other things required by law. The defendants this time are Moore Advanced, Inc. and NFI, LP. 

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.

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.

Amazon Package Facility and Amazon Logo

Companies have tried any number of methods of insisting that workers are not in fact their employees. Why? Because regular employees have protections under laws like the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), while independent contractors do not. The complaint for this class action claims that Amazon.com, LLC and Amazon Logistics, Inc. avoid their responsibilities to delivery drivers by claiming they work for On the Go Express, LLC and not Amazon.

Labor violations such as improper overtime pay are not confined to small restaurants, manual labor agencies, and low-paid workers. AECOM is described in the complaint for this class action as a “multi-billion dollar engineering firm that provides design, consulting, construction, and management services” to clients across the country. However, the complaint says that AECOM did not properly pay its workers for overtime hours. 

Ulta Beauty Cosmetics and Logo

This is the second employment-related class action brought against Ulta Beauty, Inc. in a short period of time. The complaint claims that the company, formerly known as Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc., were not paid proper wages for all hours worked, including overtime wages, and that they were neither allowed to take full rest breaks nor compensated for not taking them. 

Women's Cosmetics

It seems that even beauty stores can have unbeautiful labor and employment practices. The complaint for this class action alleges that Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. violated labor laws in a host of ways, including by not paying proper minimum wages or overtime, not giving employees proper meal or rest periods or payment for missing them, and not providing proper wage statements. Most of the allegations involve violations of the California Labor Code.

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