Inaccurate calculation of breaks
Employees usually understand when circumstances don’t permit them to take an uninterrupted meal break at certain times. But to prevent them from simply being taken advantage of, the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires they be given something else instead: additional pay. The complaint for this class action alleges that Target Corporation does not give all its employees either uninterrupted meal breaks or the extra pay they’re entitled to but subtracts the meal time from their day whether they’ve had the meal or not.
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.
It’s difficult enough for workers when wages are low. Unfortunately, the complaint for this class action alleges that Petco Animal Supplies, Inc. also falsified workers’ time records in order to avoid paying them proper overtime. The claims in this class action are brought under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and state labor laws.
The American Bottling Company is a subsidiary of Keurig-Dr. Pepper, Inc., and this class action brings suit against both of them for violations of California Labor laws. The complaint’s allegations include failure to provide proper meal and rest breaks and failure to pay minimum and overtime wages.
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.
This complaint brings a number of employee claims against Starbucks Corporation in California. One is that employees were not properly compensated for overtime and meal break premiums; another is that, when the employees received incentive pay, the incentive pay was not included in figuring the overtime and meal break premiums. The complaint claims that the company’s omissions are violations of the California Labor Code and the Industrial Welfare Commission Wage Order requirements.
Centinela Feed, Inc. is settling a class action alleging that the company violated the California Labor Code in a number of ways, with respect to its hourly or non-exempt employees.
The plaintiffs in this lawsuit allege that McDonald’s and Fremak/Marpenny failed to pay them all of their wages, minimum wages, and overtime premiums; failed to provide all required meal and rest breaks; failed to comply with the law for recordkeeping and wage statements; and engaged in other unlawful business practices.
This class action alleges that ADT, Inc. violated the California Labor Code and the state Business and Professions Code by failing to pay overtime and proper wages, failing to allow meal breaks and rest periods, and in other ways.