Not Paid for All Hours Worked
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
FedEx Supply Chain, Inc. is settling two cases at once.
The complaint for this class action claims that workers at Sam’s Club stores are being shorted on they pay. According to the complaint, the stores’ time clocks reject punch ins or punch outs more than fifteen minutes outside of their shifts’ start or end times, and when a punch in or out is rejected, the stores figure the employees’ working hours according to their original start and end times. The complaint claims this violates the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the Pennsylvania Minimum Wage Act of 1968 (PMWA).
The complaint for this class action alleges that workers at PotlatchDeltic Corporation were not properly compensated for all time worked. The complaint claims this is a violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the Arkansas Minimum Wage Act (AMWA).
Amazon Studios is setting aside more than half a million dollars to settle a class action alleging that it violated the Fair Labor Standards Act and New York labor laws by not paying its parking production assistants correctly for all hours worked, including overtime.